Acacia ixiophylla – Wattle

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
Common Name:Wattle
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring
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
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants