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PlantFiles: Clay Wattle, Flat Wattle, Queen Wattle
Acacia glaucoptera

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Family: Mimosaceae
Genus: Acacia (a-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: glaucoptera

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Sep 6, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Mound shaped plant from Western Australia. Has long, thin flat jaggedly serrated leaves that have some wonderful color in hot summer- dark green rimmed with red-orange, and new leaves near tip deep orange.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)
San Mateo, California



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