Acacia resinicostata – Wattle

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
Common Name:Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
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
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants