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Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea'

Cootamundra Wattle


New foliage of this species has a unique, purplish tint. This can be a large shrub or small tree to 24'.  The plant prefers a sunny position and can be used as a fast growing screen plant.  Profuse, gold, ball-shaped flowers in late winter.   Avoid phosphorous type fertilizers.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large shrub or small tree to 24'
Flower Color Gold
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture 20" minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletUnique, purple tinged new foliage
bulletFast growing screen or accent plant
bulletPurple foliage type provides a useful foliage contrast
Problem Solving Features
bulletSuitable for hedge or screen
bulletLow water use -
bulletExcellent plant for the back of the border, can hide unsightly or bare spots

Pricing - See Price List Here

* Seed germinates best if given hot water soak or use scarified seed.  Place seed in near boiling water, soak for 24 hrs then sow.  Any floating seeds need additional hot water/soak treatment.  Sow seeds 1/8" deep, germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.
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