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