|Scientific Name||Acacia merinthophora|
|Principal Common Name||Zigzag Wattle|
|Description||An open shrub reaching 9 to 12 feet tall with a weeping habit and the stems of the branches change direction at the points where the phyllodes(leaves) occur. Short, rod-shaped flower clusters are produced in the phyllode axils in early winter to early spring. They are bright yellow in color and are followed by slender, curved seed pods.|
|General Comments||Winter Hardiness: 25-30Â° F|
|Height Range||8 - 12 FT|
|Spread Range||8 - 12 FT|
|Leaf Texture||Fine : Thin : Thread-like|
|Form||Shrub : Small Tree|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Color : Cut Flower : Dried Flower : Drought tolerant : Flower : Form : Rare or Unusual|
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