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Acacia fimbriata Crimson Blush

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Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia fimbriata Crimson Blush Fringed Wattle, Brisbane Golden Wattle, AF001,Fringed Wattle, Brisbane Golden Wattle, AF001,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Compact form of Acacia fimbriata dwarf, which only reach’s a height of 1.5 metres. The plant produces bronze tipped foliage and once mature displays a light sprinkle of lemon coloured soft ball flowers in late winter to early spring. Crimson Blush can be used as a garden border, rockery plant, and for medium level planting. It can be pruned to a desired height to create medium hedges and is a great choice for dense screening in gardens and large scale landscapes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Any Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows well in both shade and full sun. It is adaptable to most well drained soils and is a versatile plant. Once this plant is established it will tolerate dry and light frost conditions. This plant requires little maintenance and it is best to initially feed with a slow release low phosphorus fertiliser to help first establish the plant. It is beneficial to follow up with the occasional reapplication of fertiliser and apply as required. Information and images courtesy of Bush Magik.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Mimosaceae Australia

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

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