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Acacia cognata Lime Magik

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia cognata Lime Magik Bower Wattle, River Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Pendulous, V-Shaped

Fast growing native large shrub / small tree with a pendulous habit. Height is approx. 5m and width 4m. Soft, yellow flowers appear late winter which add to the appeal of this already striking lime-green leaved tree. Great used as a contrast against darker foliaged plants in the garden or planted as an informal hedge.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Ideally, plant in moist, well drained soil in part-shade. Will tolerate most soil types and even heavy soils. Mulch around the base to maintain water and suppress weeds. Feed with a low phosphorous fertiliser in Spring. Prune if desired.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Mimosaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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