Acacia bai ‘Purpurea’ Acacia


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


  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Flowering month: April
  • Leaf colour: Purple
  • Interesting foliage
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune

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