Acacia – Wattle Tree
This beautiful evergreen tree has golden flowers which feature as the Austalian National Emblem. The wattle flowers are heavily perfumed, producing profuse pollen and can cause hay fever in susceptible people. Flowers appear late winter to early spring. This species ranges in size from prostrate growing forms to tall trees of 10m and the foliage can be feathery, flat or needle like. Fast growing but short life span around 8 years. Makes a great fast privacy screen but will require at least 3m for its width. Take a look at Golden Wattle, Qld Silver Wattle and Black Wattle. Grows in all Climate Zones.
SALT TOLERANT – Suitable for seaside or poolside plantings