Acacia vestita

Hairy wattle, Weeping Boree

 

This is a beautiful weeping shrub to about 9' high x 15' wide. The golden balls of flowers appear in spring. The phyllodes (like leaves) are triangular, gray-green and hairy.  Sun, well drained soil. It will tolerate some frosts and dry soil.  Pruning will improve foliage density and flowering.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub 9' x 15'
Flower Color Golden yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletAttractive golden flowers
bulletUnique, triangular phyllodes
bulletOne of the best of the genus
Problem Solving Features
bulletFrost tolerant
bulletMay be used as a screen
bulletUseful as a hedge or windbreak

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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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