Clay Wattle, Flat Wattle, Queen Wattle
Acacia glaucoptera

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

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

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)

San Mateo, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.