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ACACIA macradenia


A large sprawling shrub, commonly called Zig-Zag Wattle due to its unique stem patterns, bears golden yellow ball shaped flowers, used extensively to stablise embankments along highwaysThe largest genus in Australia, a diverse range of foliage and flower types, make excellent garden and revegetation plants, generally fast growing in well drained sunny positions, recommended for screening, windbreaks, shade and erosion control, responds favourably to pruning after flowering which assists in extending the life span

HEIGHT AND SHAPE
Large Shrub: Over 4 metres
Rounded Shape
BOTANICAL FEATURES
Evergreen
Australian Native
Flowers
Foliage
LANDSCAPE THEMES
Australian Native
Seaside
Tropical Formal
Rainforest
FLOWER FEATURES
Yellow Flowers
Flowers for Shape
Flowers in Spring
OTHER FEATURES
Foliage for Shape
TUBS/POTS/PATIOS
SPECIAL USES
As a Specimen
As a Hedge
Along Roadside
As a Windbreak
For Erosion Control
Is Fast Growing
CONDITIONS
Suitable in Full Sun
Suitable in Sandy Soil
Needs Well Drained Soil
Suitable in Loamy Soil
Suitable in Acidic Soil
Is Frost Resistant
Is Resistant to Drought
Is Resistant to Pollution
Is Resistant to Coastal Exposure
Is Resistant to Tropical Heat
 

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