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Acacia holosericea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia holosericea Candelabra Wattle, Silver Wattle, Strap Wattle, Soapbush Wattle,Candelabra Wattle, Silver Wattle, Strap Wattle, Soapbush Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
Native large shrub or small tree with a hight of up to to 5m tall. It Naturally occurs in the Northern tropical regions of Australia. It has silvery blue green foliage, rough brown bark and long yellow flower spikes that appear in winter to spring.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Erosion Control, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained soil, apply an organic mulch and fertilise with a slow release native fertiliser. Regular tip pruning will will keep a dense compact shape.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
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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