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  • Acacia merinthophora Plant Care Reminders

    Zigzag wattle

    General Information

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    Plant Care Instructions By Julie Bawden-Davis

    Evergreen open shrub that produces a zig-zag shape. Weeping growth habit and bright yellow flowers in winter and spring. Popular for use in dried arrangements. Plant is drought-tolerant

    Is Indoor Plant?

    No

    These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
    Sunset Zones :22, 23, 24
    USDA Zones :
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    Plant Care Instruction

    • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
      • January
      • February
      • March
      • April
      • May
      • June
      • July
      • August
      • September
      • October
      • November
      January
      1. Buy

      Buy plant when in bloom.
      February
      1. Buy

      Buy plant when in bloom.
      2. Plant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      3. Transplant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      March
      1. Buy

      Buy plant when in bloom.
      2. Plant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location
      3. Fertilize

      Feed once in the spring with a well-balanced fertilizer.
      4. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      5. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      6. Transplant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      April
      1. Buy

      Buy plant when in bloom.
      2. Plant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location
      3. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      4. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      5. Transplant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      May
      1. Buy

      Buy plant when in bloom.
      2. Plant

      Plant in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      3. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      4. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      5. Transplant

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.
      June
      1. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      2. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      July
      1. Water

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.
      2. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      3. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      August
      1. Water

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.
      2. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      3. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      September
      1. Water

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.
      2. Prune

      Prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.
      3. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      4. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      October
      1. Prune

      If not done in the prior month, prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.
      2. Pest/Disease Inspection

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.
      3. Treat for Pest/Disease

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.
      November
      1. Prune

      If not done in the prior month, prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.
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      Buy

      When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

      January

      Buy plant when in bloom.

      February

      Buy plant when in bloom.

      March

      Buy plant when in bloom.

      April

      Buy plant when in bloom.

      May

      Buy plant when in bloom.

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Plant

      When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

      January

      February

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      March

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location

      April

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location

      May

      Plant in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Sow Seeds

      When can you plant these seeds? When's the best time? Can you start them indoors and move them out? Do they have any special requirements?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Fertilize

      When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

      January

      February

      March

      Feed once in the spring with a well-balanced fertilizer.

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Water

      Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.

      August

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.

      September

      Water once every two weeks when the top 2 to 4 inches of soil has dried. Avoid overwatering.

      October

      November

      December

      Prune

      When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      Prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.

      October

      If not done in the prior month, prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.

      November

      If not done in the prior month, prune out crossing branches and thin the shrub's interior, which will prevent branch die-back from inadequate light and help prevent wind damage. To prune as a shrub, remove the lead shoot. To prune as a tree, remove the branches at the bottom base of the plant.

      December

      Mulch

      Does this plant need to be mulched? Are there specific types of Mulch which are better for this plant? How much?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Protect

      When and how should you protect this plant from birds, deer, rabbits? Does this plant need be covered, or wrapped or painted or moved?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Pest/Disease Inspection

      What are the common problems this plant will face and when should you look for them to appear?

      January

      February

      March

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      April

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      May

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      June

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      July

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      August

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      September

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      October

      Check for chlorosis, which is characterized by yellowing leaves and dark leaf veins. The condition indicates iron-deficiency.

      November

      December

      Treat for Pest/Disease

      How do you treat the common problems for this plant? What products or concoctions or natural means do you use? Any special requirements?

      January

      February

      March

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      April

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      May

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      June

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      July

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      August

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      September

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      October

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      November

      December

      Transplant

      When's the best time to dig up and transplant this from one spot to another? (This is different than planting). Any special requirements?

      January

      February

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      March

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      April

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      May

      Plant during a period of no rain in a well-draining, full-sun location.

      June

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      July

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      August

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      September

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      October

      Treat chlorosis by applying an iron chelate fertilizer, according to package directions.

      November

      December

      Propagate

      When's a good time to divide, take cuttings, layer or propagate this plant. Any special requirements?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Harvest

      When's a good time to harvest this plant? What's the best way to harvest? Are there special requirements or features?

      January

      February

      March

      April

      May

      June

      July

      August

      September

      October

      November

      December

      Special requirements

      Any other requirement for this plant? Is there anything that doesn't fit into the other care categories?

      January

      February

      March

      April

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      December