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ACACIA dealbata

Commonly known as Mimosa, Silver wattle

Florists mimosa. Yellow scented flowers
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  • Evergreen - fern-like 2-pinnate, hairy leaves, 12cm (5in) long, each with 40-80 linear, glaucous to silvery leaflets.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 15-30m (50-100ft)
  • Spread - 6-10m (20-33ft)
  • Tree - open habit. Produces flower heads 5mm (¼in) across
  • 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)
  • Full sun - sheltered site.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass.
  • Place of origin - Australia (New South Wales to Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - terminal racemes 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Australian / New Zealand
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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15-30m (50-100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-10m (20-33ft)
 

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