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Acacia glaucoptera


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Acacia
                        Specie: Acacia glaucoptera

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position; will tolerate dappled shade

Features: Unusual flat gray-green phyllodes; yellow flowers late winter?spring

Uses: Specimen plant

Zones: 9-11

Description: From Western Australia, this dome-shaped shrub grows to 5 ft (1.5 m) high with a spread of up to 10 ft (3 m). It has unusual, flat, gray-green phyllodes that overlap continually along zigzagging stems. The large deep yellow flower balls emerge from the ce

Growth Habit: Dome-shaped with wide spread

Comments: Prune lightly after flowering to encourage new growth

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