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ACACIA retinodes

Commonly known as Swamp wattle, Wirilda

Narrow willow leaves, lime tolerant. Flowers intermittently all year
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  • Evergreen - bluish-green leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long.
  • Yellow - lemon-yellow.
  • Height - 4-8m (12-25ft)
  • Spread - 3-7m (10-22ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading large shrub or small tree with slender, angular, often pendent stems. Produces spherical flowers 5mm (¼in) across in short, axillary racemes 2-4cm (¾-1½in) long.
  • 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 (South Australia,Victoria,Tasmania)
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - short, axillary racemes 2-4cm (¾-1½in) 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) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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4-8m (12-25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-7m (10-22ft)
 

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