Plant name: Bower wattle, river wattle
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, VIC
Cultural notes: Prefers moist, well-drained soils in a partly shaded position.
Tolerates: Frost tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring.
Flower colour: Creamy yellow ball-shaped flowers. Not as showy as many Acacia species. Seed pods to 10cm in length.
Foliage colour: Phyllodes can vary in colour form dark green to yellow-green. They are long and narrow, growing to 10cm in length.
Width: Up to 6m
Height: Up to 8m
Plant spacing: 200cm apart.
Recommended uses: An attractive tree useful as a screen or windbreak.
Description: 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 be produced in spring.