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Acacia genistifolia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia genistifolia Spreading wattle, Early Wattle,Spreading wattle, Early Wattle,Acacia diffusa,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Open Canopy, Spreading

Description:
Acacia genistifolia is a fast growing open small tree with narrow, prickly foliage and perfumed lemon ball flowers occurring from August to October. Acacia genistifolia will tolerate wet or dry soils in full sun to part shade. Provides a good refuge for small birds.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Mimosaceae Australia

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

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