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Acacia baileyana Purpurea

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Wantirna
A12
Size: 25cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $23.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $25.64 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia baileyana Purpurea Purple Cootamundra Wattle,Purple Cootamundra Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Dense, Upright

Description:
Acacia baileyana Purpurea has the new foliage appear in blue to purple tones. It is a small tree from 3 to 10 metres high. It has bright yellow rounded flowers that bloom in late winter to spring providing a mass display of gold to the landscape. It is a very hardy tree suitable to a wide range of climates. The plant has a tendency to become naturalised and is now considered to be an environmental weed in many areas. For this reason it should not be grown in areas anywhere near natural bushland.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained soil, apply an organic mulch and fertilise with a slow release native fertiliser.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green, Grey, Purple
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: Yes

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