Acacia chinchillensis – Chinchilla Wattle

A highly ornamental and fast growing Acacia, growing to a dwarf or small shrub. This species grows well in cultivation, and makes a good container plant as well. To promote a dense habit, prune the plant after flowering.
Acacia chinchillensis needs well drained soil and a position in the sun or half-shade.
Flowers from mid to late winter through to early spring.
If planting in clay soil, make a raised bed for improved drainage.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia chinchillensis
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 2
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies