Buy Acacia pravissima - 5Ltr £14.99
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Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.
Originating from Australia
A curious but very beautiful and graceful wattle, fast growing to a large shrub or small tree, with slender, drooping branches bearing small, dark green triangular leaves and a profusion of scented, pea-sized, golden, bottle-brush-like flowers in late winter/early spring.
It is most commonly grown as a wall shrub in the UK and will thrive against a sheltered warm wall.
The funny little lop-sided leaves are called phyllodes, and are actually modified leaf stalks that serve the function of a leaf.
Pruning should be carried out in spring, immediately after flowering.
Grow in moist but well-drained, reasonably fertile, neutral to acid soil or compost in sun.
Eventual mature plant size :