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Acacia silvestris

red wattle, Bodalla silver wattle.

A medium sized tree growing to 25m in height. Grey-green to mid green bipinnate foliage and and deep golden ball-shaped flowers.
 
originNSW, Vic.
cultural notesA very hardy tree prefering an open sunny position. Adapting to most soils provided they are not waterlogged. Relatively long lived.
toleratesTolerant of frost and drought.
flowering seasonLate Winter and Spring.
flower colourBright yellow-gold ball-shaped flowers in long cluster arising from the phyllode axils. Seed pods are up to 15cm long and brown.
foliage colourGreyish to mid green bipinnate foliage.
widthup to 5m
heightup to 25m
plant spacing200cm apart
recommended usesParks and large gardens.

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