Acacia alcockii – Wattle

A low growing shrub with an open habit, native the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It has pale yellow ball flowers along the stems in spring and interesting bubbled seed pods. It grows on sandy soils, and needs good drainage. Best in a sunny spot.

Family : Fabaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia alcockii
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
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Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects