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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.50 each 

Any 3+ for £14 Each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
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 -
3-8m (10-25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-7m (10-22ft)

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