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Acacia spectabilis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acacia spectabilis Mudgee Wattle, Glory Wattle, Pilliga Wattle, Golden Wattle,Mudgee Wattle, Glory Wattle, Pilliga Wattle, Golden Wattle,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Upright

Native large shrub or small tree that can get from 1.5 - 6m tall. Naturally occurring in regions of inland Queensland and New South Wales. Grey green feathery foliage and masses of spectacular golden yellow globular flowers in winter and spring.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Australia

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

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