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Acacia pravissima

Plant name: Ovens wattle

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC.

Cultural notes: A hardy plant adaptable to most soils provided they are free draining. Prefers an open sunny position.

Tolerates: Frost and drought tolerant.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: The flowers are bright yellow and ball-shaped. They occur in long racemes. The seed pods are a dull browny-black.

Foliage colour: The foliage is made up of olive green phyllodes, triangular in shape and up to 2cm in length. The tips of the phyllodes develop a gold tinge in winter.

Width: up to 3m

Height: up to 8m

Plant spacing: 150cm apart

Recommended uses: The weeping habit, showy flowers and attractive foliage make this a great feature plant.

Description: A tall spreading shrub or small tree growing to 8m. Pendulous branches and small triangular olive green phyllodes to 2cm in length. Clusters of golden yellow ball-shaped flowers appear in spring and summer.