Acacia covenyi

 

A large shrub or small tree to 18'.  It produces yellow ball flowers in spring and is very attractive with the silver/blue foliage.  The main features are spectacular flower production, fast growing, drought tolerant, frost tolerant and free flowering.  Although native in New South Wales it is rare in it's distribution but is slowly finding it's way into commercial production.  Hardy to about +24 degrees F.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub/small tree to 18'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture 20 inches minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletOutstanding flower production
bulletAttractive foliage
bulletLow maintenance
Problem Solving Features
bulletSuitable for accent specimen
bulletLow water use
bulletFast growing - hide unsightly areas
bulletFrost/drought tolerant

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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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