Acacia howittii
STICKY WATTLE, HOWITT'S WATTLE
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Pruning: Retain only one main trunk for a tree or tip prune regularly from a young age for a shrub.

 
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Acacia howittii
STICKY WATTLE, HOWITT'S WATTLE
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
8m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in yellow

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: aromatic


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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