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Commonly known as Oven's acacia, Wedged leaf wattle
Slender architectural branchlets with globular yellow flowers
- Coastal and Windswept Locations – Coastal Plants: Choice plants that would need protection
- Design your own garden: The sub-tropical or mediterranean garden
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Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass
Place of Origin - Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
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)
Height - 3-8m (10-25ft)
Spread - 3-7m (10-22ft)
Evergreen - grey-green, lopsidedly triangular leaves 0.5-2cm (¼-¾in) long.
Tall Shrub - or small tree of open to dense habit with short, pendent branches. Profusely flowering in racemes 5-10cm (2-4in) long.
Full Sun - sheltered site.
fertile well drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
Rounded to broadly spreading
Acacia - Growing Guide
Shrubs - Care Guide
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