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Acacia implexa     Common / Product Name: Hickory Wattle or Lightwood

Genus Species: Acacia implexa    

Common / Product Name: Hickory Wattle or Lightwood

Habit:   SMALL TREES (ST) and MEDIUM TREES (MT)

Available Sizes
  Tube20cm

Height x Width: 12m x canopy – 5m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring

Flower Colour:   Yellow

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°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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