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Acacia saligna

Blue Leaf Wattle

Orange Wattle, Golden Wreath Wattle, Coojong, Western Australian Golden Wattle
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Acacia saligna
Principal Common Name Blue Leaf Wattle
Common Name(s) Orange Wattle, Golden Wreath Wattle, Coojong, Western Australian Golden Wattle
Synonym A. cyanophylla
Description Large shrub or small tree to 30 ft, sometimes developing a spreading crown. Flowers are large golden to orange balls in spring. It grows rapidly and is used for reclaiming eroded hillsides and wastelands and for stabilizing drift sands as well as for fuel.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity W Australia
Height Range 20 - 30 FT
Spread Range 15 - 20 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Blue-green
Leaf Texture Fine : Narrow : Thorny : Willow-like
Form Shrub : Tree
Flower Color Golden Yellow : Orange
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Color : Flower : Use

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