A small wattle grown for the dense growth habit and foliage colour, making it a great landscaping plant. It is a fresh green with copper coloured new leaves with each new flush. A good low maintenance plant, growing to around a metre high and wide. Good for full sun to part shade. Tolerant of dry periods and frost. Adaptable to most soil types.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia cognata|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.7 ~ 1 metre|
|Width:||0.7 ~ 1 metre|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Topiary, Groundcover, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
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