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Sydney Golden Wattle
One of the hardiest Australian wattles, Acacia longifolia is a large, evergreen shrub or small tree of rounded, bushy habit, sometimes a small tree. The light-green, lance-shaped ‘leaves’ (actually flattened leaf-stems, or phyllodes) are 6”/15cm long and willow-like, giving this plant its other name of sallow wattle. Cylindr...
A large evergreen shrub or small tree, Acacia baileyana is native to Australia and also known as Cootamundra wattle. It produces beautiful clusters of small yellow fluffy looking flowers from late Winter into early Spring. Graceful, delicate, evergreen foliage emerges bluish-green in colour before turning a more silvery-green. Nice...
Snowy River Wattle
Evergreen shrub or small tree, bright fragrant yellow flowers in late Winter and early Spring.Usually grows as a rounded, multi stemmed bushy shrub. It has smooth, profusely borne, lemon-yellow, globular flower heads. Grow in a sheltered position with well drained soil. It does have a tendency to sucker, but the suckers can be...
A small to medium growing evergreen tree, Acacia dealbata is relatively fast growing and has grey-green fern-like foliage and fluffy fragrant yellow flowers in Winter and Spring. The Silver Wattle will grow well in neutral to acid, well drained soil in a sheltered spot. This acacia makes a great splash of colour in late Winter. Bees will ...
We had a 30ft Acacia melanoxylon here in the nursery but it was killed by the extreme cold of 2010/11, however the self sown seedlings survived and are now 20ft high! Acacia melanoxylon is a fast growing evergreen tree with broad, upright branches. The contrasting bark is reddish brown. Fluffy yellow, scented flowers appear in...
An unusual small evergreen tree with yellow, fluffy, fragrant flowers in late Winter and Spring. Acacia pravissima is also known as the Ovens Wattle, has unusually short toothed foliage, and can often grow in various different forms but is normally pendulous in habit. A good tree for small gardens that will tolerate some coastal ex...
A small evergreen flowering tree that is native to Australia. Acacia retinoides has vivid yellow flowers that appear intermittently throughout the year, beginning in Spring. Acacia retinoides has attractive narrow lance-shaped leaves and a spreading habit. Unusually for Acacias, this variety will tolerate lime. Good for a small s...
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