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ACACIA baileyana


A large shrub to small tree noted for its soft ferny foliage with purple/silver colouring, bears dense clusters of golden ball shaped flowers, excellent screening species particularly in cooler climates, foliage used for floristry arrangementsThe 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
Small Tree: 4 to 8 metres
Columnar Shape
BOTANICAL FEATURES
Evergreen
Australian Native
Flowers
Foliage
LANDSCAPE THEMES
Australian Native
Seaside
Tropical Formal
FLOWER FEATURES
Yellow Flowers
Flowers for Shape
Flowers in Spring
OTHER FEATURES
Foliage for Colour
Foliage for Shape
TUBS/POTS/PATIOS
SPECIAL USES
As a Specimen
As a Hedge
As a Windbreak
Along Roadside
For Erosion Control
For Revegetation
Is Fast Growing
Has Non-invasive Roots
Agriculture for Cut Foliage
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
 

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