Acacia lasiocarpa – Wattle

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
Common Name:Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1 ~ 3 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
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
Planting Season:Spring
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 Uses:Bog gardens, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants