Acacia acinacea – Gold Dust Wattle

A fast growing hardy small to medium shrub, around 2 to 3 metres high and 2metres wide, massed with golden ball flowers in spring. Naturally grows in dry or moist soils, well drained gravels or sandy soils and adapts well to clay. Likes full sun to dappled shade. Frost tolerant and attracts seed feeding birds. A good pioneer plant which fixes nitrogen from the air. Can be short lived.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia acinacea
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 3
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects