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Acacia acinacea Pot O Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia acinacea Pot O Gold Low Form, Gold Dust Wattle,Low Form, Gold Dust Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Bun Shaped, Dense, Prostrate, Rounded

Description:
A mound shaped easy-to-grow landscaper’s dream, a real must-have. Plant in full sun amongst large rocks, or as a border or low pathway edging; give it good drainage in either clay loams or humus-rich sands and it will reward you with a spring display of golden brilliance that’ll make you blink. Trim off the spent flowers later and you’ll get a flush of bronze new growth. Cool temperate to sub tropical and semi arid climates are suitable. Frost won’t worry it and it will be fine by the beach with a bit of protection from really harsh salt winds.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. Prune to form shape after flowering. Images and information courtesy of Austraflora.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Green
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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