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Acacia bai Purpurea
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Acacia bai 'Purpurea'


Description: Acacia baileyana Purpurea, also known as The Purple Cootamundra Wattle, is a small distinctive evergreen tree with exotic and striking purple and silvery-grey bipinnate fine foliage. Produces racemes of stunning yellow mimosa flowers in the winter and spring. A very special, unique tree that's easy to care for!

History: Originating from Tasmania, Australia.

Acacia Growing Tips: Tolerates poor shallow soils although needs good drainage. Performs 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

Text Purple Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Interesting foliage Interesting foliage
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Evergreen Evergreen
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Replacement prune Replacement prune