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Acacia aculeatissima

Genus Species: Acacia aculeatissima

Common / Product Name: Snake Wattle

Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)

Available Sizes
14cm

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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