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Botanical name: Acacia baileyana
Other names: Cootamundra wattle, Sydney golden wattle
Species: A. baileyana - A. baileyana is a tender shrub with grey-green fern-like leaves and fluffy yellow flowers in early spring.
Acacia baileyana is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Winter
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Pruning: Doesn't respond well to hard pruning.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra wattle) will reach a height of 7m and a spread of 5m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Specimen tree, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant outdoors in neutral to acid soil in sheltered frost-free location. If planted 'under glass', plant in loam-based compost in full light.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3), Indoor unheated (H2)|
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