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Acacia redolens

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia redolens Prostrate Acacia, Creeping Acacia, Bank Catclaw, Desert Carpet, ,Prostrate Acacia, Creeping Acacia, Bank Catclaw, Desert Carpet,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Spreading

Description:
Native prostrate wattle that naturally occurs in the South West region of Western Australia. It has a light grey green foliage and yellow vanilla scented blooms that appear in spring and grows to 50cm high and 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, 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.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

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

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