Creeping Wattle (Acacia saligna)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 5 inch flat, brown pods.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Flowers
Eating Methods: Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Nick or boil seeds to aid in germination
Days to germinate: 5 to 7 days
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Forma 'Pendula'

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Who can identify this shrub/half creeping tree? by PetraPancake Aug 27, 2016 2:27 PM 10
Please ID these plants. by KAMasud Apr 18, 2013 8:34 AM 71

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