Acacia courtii – Wattle

A relatively new species occurring in a very limited area of eastern NSW, around Laurieton. It grows to a large shrub or tree with a spreading habit and has pale to cream flower heads in summer. New growth is a purple colour. Best specimens have a delightful weeping habit.
Listed as vulnerable.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large tree, Large shrub
Width : 6
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia courtii
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 20
Flower Color : Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees