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Acacia dealbata
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Acacia dealbata

Wattle

Description: Acacia dealbata, also known as The Silver Wattle is an upright, evergreen tree of open habit. The double pinnate bluish-green leaves have a stunning silvery sheen. Clusters of small, rounded, highly fragrant yellow flowers appear in January borne in terminal clusters, a vibrant burst of sunshine throughout the winter months! Bees and insects love the mimosa flowers, it's a valuable sourse of winter fuel for the bees.

History: Originating from Tasmania, Australia. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Acacia Growing Tips: Tolerate poor shallow soils although needs good drainage. Peforms well in a sheltered position, ideally against a south-facing wall for optimum protection.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Blue Silver Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Evergreen Evergreen
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Replacement prune Replacement prune