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Acacia cognata

Plant name: Bower wattle, river wattle

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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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.