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Acacia lanigera


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Narrow, rigid phyllodes; branches covered with dense woolly hairs; bright yellow flowers late winter?early spring

Uses: Shrub borders

Zones: 8-11

Description: The branches of this southern Australian shrub to 10 ft (3 m) high are usually covered with dense woolly hairs. It has a spreading, often rounded shape, rigid linear-lanceolate phyllodes and bright yellow flowerheads borne close to the branchlets in late

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded shrub

Comments: Prune lightly after flowering to keep in good shape

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