A medium to large shrub, Acacia ixiophylla is a wonderful ornamental plant for inland regions as it is reasonably drought resistant. It is also frost tolerant and can thrive in a range of soil types, including clay soils.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia ixiophylla|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Features:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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