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Acacia paradoxa

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Wantirna
A12
Size: 25cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $24.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $27.26 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia paradoxa Kangaroo Thorn, Prickly Wattle, Hedge Wattle,Kangaroo Thorn, Prickly Wattle, Hedge Wattle,Acacia armata,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
A dense, rounded, spreading native shrub with fluffy, yellow Spring flowers. Great habitat for birds because of it's prickly nature, but for this same reason, avoid planting near pathways. Excellent for hedging and in areas with low maintenance requirements - roadsides, car parks etc. Resistant to salt spray and will grow under tall eucalyptus. Considered as an environmental weed in parts of Victoria and ACT.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Will adapt where planted but prefers well drained, soils in a sunny position. Lightly prune after flowering to maintain shape.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Mimosaceae Australia

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

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