Acacia acinacea ‘Pot o Gold’ – Gold Dust Wattle


A low dense spreading mounded shrub. Soft rounded leaves on graceful stems which are covered in golden balls in spring and early summer. A handsome and low maintenance landscape accent. Plant along path edges for a soft mounded hedge effect, amongst bold rockwork, or in large containers for a stunning long-flowering focus in patio or courtyard environment. Flowers best in a sunny spot, but will also grow in part shade. Good frost tolerance. Grows in dry or moist soils, well drained gravels or sandy soils and adapts well to heavy clay soils. Attracts seed feeding birds.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name: Pot o Gold
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Acacia acinacea
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies