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Acacia longifolia

Sydney Golden Wattle, Swallow Wattle, Aroma Doble,golden Wattle
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Scientific Name Acacia longifolia
Principal Common Name
Common Name(s) Sydney Golden Wattle, Swallow Wattle, Aroma Doble,Golden Wattle
Description A large shrub or small tree with bright yellow frowers. The leaf is simple, linear-lanceolate with 2 -3 prominate longitudinal veins. Young twigs have tiny hairs. Seed Pods straight to strongly twisted, raised over and slightly, or sometimes more deeply, constricted between seeds, usually 4-15 cm long (sometimes to 19 cm long), 2.5-6 mm wide, thinly leathery or firmly papery and brittle when dry, longitudinally ridged-wrinkled when dry.
General Comments reported hardy to +20 F
Nativity Eastern Australian
Height Range 15 - 20 FT
Spread Range 10 - 12 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green : Silver-gray
Leaf Texture Fine : Strap-like
Form Shrub : Tree
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time Spring : Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant

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