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ACACIA pravissima

Commonly known as Oven's acacia, Wedged leaf wattle

Slender architectural branchlets with globular yellow flowers
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ACACIA pravissima

 
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.
£16.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £14 Each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen
    Grey-green, lopsidedly triangular leaves 0.5-2cm (¼-¾in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    3-8m (10-25ft)
  • Spread
    3-7m (10-22ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree of open to dense habit with short, pendent branches. Produces flower heads 5mm (¼in) across, profusely
  • 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.
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
  • Pests & Diseases
    red spider mites under glass
  • Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - branched, axillary racemes 5-10cm (2-4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Deltoid 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
  • 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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3-8m (10-25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-7m (10-22ft)
 

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