Acacia aculeatissima 'Snake Wattle'
Genus Species: Acacia aculeatissima
Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle
POSITION: Snake Wattle grows in full sun to part shaded areas in most well drained soils including coastal.
CARE: A hardy plant that requires little maintenance other than an annual prune. Occasionally feed with a slow release low phosphorus fertiliser, will be of benefit. Mulching around the base will help conserve moisture.
USES: Snake Wattle is an attractive groundcover plant suitable for rockeries and embankments.
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: height 0.1 – 0.3m width 1 – 1.5m
Pruning: annual tip prune
Frost Tolerance: yes
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:
Coastal Tolerance: yes
Drought Tolerance: yes
Origin: Australian Plant