Acacia longifolia

 Sydney Golden Wattle, Sallow Wattle


This species is found distributed throughout eastern Australia in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.  It has a strong show of yellow flowers in spring and is reported hardy to +20 F.  The Sydney Golden Wattle is an erect shrub to 18' and is a good, fast growing species.  Excellent for screening.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub to 18'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture 18" minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletAttractive yellow flowers in Spring
bulletLarge shrub
bulletLight green phyllodes (leaves)
Problem Solving Features
bulletFast growing species
bulletSuitable for screening purposes
bulletHardy species

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* 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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