Acacia myrtifolia
MYRTLE WATTLE, BITTER LEAF
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Origins: Australia, Sydney region region, NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, TAS

Other Botanical Names: Acacia acutifolia, A. marginata, A. pawlikowskyana, A. trigona, Cuparilla myrtifolia, Mimosa marginata, M. myrtifolia, Phyllodoce myrtifolia, Racosperma myrtifolium

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Acacia myrtifolia
MYRTLE WATTLE, BITTER LEAF
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: late autumn to late winter

Bark & Stems: red stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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