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ACACIA dealbata

Commonly known as Mimosa, Silver wattle

Florists mimosa. Yellow scented flowers
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Seeds £6.00 per packet

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £14 Each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • 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) -
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • 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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