AWARD

ACACIA baileyana

Commonly known as Cootamundra wattle, Golden mimosa

Fluffy bright yellow mimosa flowers and fine silvery-grey foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Fern-like, 2-pinnate leaves to 5cm (2in) long, composed of 16-40 tiny, linear leaflets.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    5-8m (15-25ft)
  • Spread
    3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Small tree or large shrub with spreading, dense branches. Produces spherical flowerheads 5mm (¼in) across
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
    Sheltered site.

ACACIA baileyana

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £15 Each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites under glass.
    Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales).
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Dense, axillary racemes 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf form
    Bipinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
5-8m (15-25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-6m (10-20ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ACACIA baileyana

 AWARD
ACACIA baileyana 'Purpurea'

ACACIA baileyana 'Purpurea'

Cootamundra wattle, Golden mimosa

foliage tinged violet and purple

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £15 Each
£17.00 each 
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2022 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2022      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.