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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Acacia spectabilis

Description

Ornamental weeping small tree to 12' with silvery-white trunk and bright yellow ball flowers in late winter. Tolerant of most soil types both coastal and inland but chlorotic in very alkaline soils & sensitive to fertilizer. Tolerant of extended dry periods and very frost hardy. Intolerant of poor drainage. Prefers a sunny location. Leaves are suitable for dyeing. Beautiful tree for smaller gardens.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia spectabilis
Common Name: Mudgee Wattle
Flower Color: Bright yellow
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 12'
Width: Variable
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: $12.00
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: $32.00
15 Gallon: $115.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): $46.00add to cart
Seeds (online only): $6.60add to cart
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily. Pour boiling water over seed and let soak overnight. Drench seed with a fungicide to prevent "Damping Off" after sowing.

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Did you know?

Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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