A very ornamental and fast growing wattle, with clear and bright golden yellow ball shaped flowers in spring and quite attractive when not in bloom. It can be a large shrub to small tree, with ferny soft foliage. It is best in free draining soils in a sunny spot, with regular moisture, and can grow a metre a year. Prune after flowering to shape to a shade tree or for a more bushy plant. Tolerates moderate frost and some shade.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia spectabilis|
|Other Common Names:||Mudgee wattle|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 6 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 4 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Gold|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates heavy frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Bird nesting plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds|
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