This species is a dwarf or small shrub with dense ornamental golden flowers from winter through to spring. Acacia lasiocarpa needs a medium to well drained soil and can grow in conditions from light shade to full sun. It can grow happily in coastal dune environments, as this is one of its native habitats in Western Australia.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia lasiocarpa|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Bog gardens, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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