This Acacia grows to a medium-sized, round bushy shrub, flowering from late winter to spring. The name ‘resinicostata’ refers to resinous veins found on the branches.
It is native to south-eastern Queensland, growing in sandstone country.
For optimum cultivation, full sun and well drained soil are recommended.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia resinicostata|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage|
|Lifespan:||Perennial, Short lived|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds|
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