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ACACIA baileyana 'Purpurea'

Commonly known as Cootamundra wattle, Golden mimosa

Foliage tinged violet and purple
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.50 each
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Any 3+ for £14 Each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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 flower heads 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)
  • Full sun - sheltered site.
  • 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 -
  • Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - use loam-based (JI No. 3) compost in full light
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Purple -
  • 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 -
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5-8m (15-25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-6m (10-20ft)
 

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