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Acacia saligna

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia saligna Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue Leafed Wattle,Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue Leafed Wattle,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs, Trees Irregular Shape, Rounded, Spreading

Description:
A bushy shrub or small tree to around 6-8m that produces golden yellow fluffy flowers in early spring. This Western Australian native wattle is grown in Africa and other countries for the purpose of producing tanbark. This Acacia will tolerate long periods of dryness but performs better with good winter rainfall.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Ants, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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: High
Wind: High
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