Acacia leprosa weeping
Genus Species: Acacia leprosa weeping
Common / Product Name: Weeping cinnamon Wattle
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1.5 – 1.5m x 1.5 – 2m
Pruning: Light annually
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Early Spring / ends: Late Spring
Flower Colour: Pale 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 -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. 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.