Acacia courtii – Wattle

A relatively new species occurring in a very limited area of eastern NSW, around Laurieton. It grows to a large shrub or tree with a spreading habit and has pale to cream flower heads in summer. New growth is a purple colour. Best specimens have a delightful weeping habit.
Listed as vulnerable.

Scientific Name:Acacia courtii
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:Northern Brother Wattle
Plant Type:Small tree, Large tree, Large shrub
Height:7 ~ 20 metres
Width:3 ~ 6 metres
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading, Weeping
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants