Acacia howittii dwarf
Genus Species: Acacia howittii dwarf
Common / Product Name: Green Wave
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.8m x 0.8 – 1.2m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Low
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
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.