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Acacia floribunda

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Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia floribunda Gossamer Wattle, Weeping Acacia, White Sallow Wattle,Gossamer Wattle, Weeping Acacia, White Sallow Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Spreading, Upright

Description:
A attractive native large shrub or small tree that occurs naturally in the regions of Eastern Australia. It grows to between 2-8m tall, the leaves are long and narrow with prominent mid veins. It blooms with mass clusters of pale cream flowers in early spring.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Wind Break

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
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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