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Acacia howittii dwarf

Genus Species: Acacia howittii dwarf

Common / Product Name: Green Wave

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and GROUND COVER (GC)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.8m x 0.8 – 1.2m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Low

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Late Winter

Flower Colour: Yellow

Irrigation: No irrigation required once established. Best suited to clay soils on embankments where there is good run off.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -5°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. Over long hot periods if soils temperatures rise, can create a root fungus causing the plant to die.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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