Acacia aculeatissima Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle
Genus Species: Acacia aculeatissima
Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.1 – 0.3m x 1 – 1.5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Yellow
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established. As a genus Acacia’s survive well with frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.