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Other common names
mimosa silver wattle
Acacia decurrens var. dealbata Racosperma dealbatum
Acacia can be deciduous or evergreen trees, shrubs or climbers, with alternate, pinnately divided leaves or simple modified leaf-like stalks (phyllodes), and tiny, sometimes fragrant, flowers in short spikes, or in racemes or spikes of spherical heads
A. dealbata is an evergreen shrub to 10m or more, with finely divided grey-green leaves and fragrant yellow flowerheads, borne in terminal clusters
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in neutral to acid well-drained soil in sheltered location with full sun. Suits urban gardens or milder south west localities, may need winter protection elsewhere. Under glass grow in ericaceous or loam-based compost (JI No.2) in full light. Resents hard pruning
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8 or pruning group 13 for wall-trained specimens
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite, fluted scale and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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