Acacia craspedocarpa – Broad-leaved Mulga

This Acacia would make a wonderful addition to the garden as it is quite adaptable and decorative, particularly the seed pods. Flowers are a vibrant yellow colour. A great plant for semi-arid gardens, it is tolerant of both frost and drought once established, and is also suitable for container planting. It can grow to a small tree, but generally grows to a medium or large shrub.

Family : Fabaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 4
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Acacia craspedocarpa
Common Name : Wattle
Height : 5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds