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Commonly known as Cootamundra wattle, Golden mimosa
Fluffy bright yellow mimosa flowers and fine silvery-grey foliage
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Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass.
Place of Origin - Australia (New South Wales).
Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
Height - 5-8m (15-25ft)
Spread - 3-6m (10-20ft)
Evergreen - fern-like, 2-pinnate leaves to 5cm (2in) long, composed of 16-40 tiny, linear leaflets.
Tall Shrub - small tree or large shrub with spreading, dense branches. Produces small flowerheads in dense axillary racemes 7-10cm (3-4in) long.
Full Sun - sheltered site.
fertile well drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
Rounded to broadly spreading
Shrubs - Care Guide
Buy Varieties of ACACIA baileyana
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5