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Acacia aculeatissima     Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle

Genus Species: Acacia aculeatissima    

Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle


Available Sizes

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

Evergreen:   Yes

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.

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