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Acacia cultriformis

knife leaf wattle

An erect shrub to 3m in height. A graceful weeping habit with blue-grey triagular shaped foliage and golden yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
originNSW, Qld.
cultural notesA hardy plant that is happiest in a well drained sunny position.
maintenancePrune as required to maintain shape.
toleratesTolerant of frost, drought and poor soils.
flowering seasonSpring.
flower colourThe flowers occur in small fluffy balls and are yellow-gold in colour. They are sweetly perfumed. Seed pods are brown growing to 7cm in length.
foliage colourSmall, triangular blue-grey phyllodes. The common name Knife leaf wattle is derived from the shape of the foliage.
widthup to 3m
heightup to 3m
plant spacing150cm apart
recommended usesA hardy and attractive plant often used in gardens for its blue-grey foliage and yellow flowers.
plant image creditsCreative Commons License KENPEI

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