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light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage

Acacia cognata

bower wattle, river wattle

A rounded shrub or small tree to 8m in height and 6m in width. It has long, narrow phyllodes and pendulous branches. Creamy yellow ball-shaped flowers can are produced in spring.
originNSW, Vic.
cultural notesPrefers moist, well drained soils in a partly shaded position.
toleratesFrost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring.
flower colourCreamy yellow ball-shaped flowers. Not as showy as many Acacia species. Seed pods to 10cm in length.
foliage colourPhyllodes can vary in colour form dark green to yellow-green. They are long and narrow, growing to 10cm in length.
widthup to 6m
heightup to 8m
plant spacing200cm apart
recommended usesAn attractive tree useful as a screen or windbreak.

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