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Plant list by botanical name - Acacia

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We have a book in stock giving more details of these species: Wattles of Tasmania, by Marion H. Simmons ($19.95)

The prices shown are for plants in tubes and 140 mm pots. Larger sizes are available for many species.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W X Z     Acacia     Eucalyptus

Species Name Common Name Description Price
Acacia axillaris Midlands Wattle A rare wattle, endemic to areas in central and eastern Tasmania. A bushy shrub to about 3m+, with fine spiky, intricate foliage. Flower buds adorn the foliage all winter, opening to yellow flowers in spring. Well drained sites. Images. G4-8, P5-8. $5.95
$12.95
Acacia dealbata Silver Wattle A fast growing, silvery foliaged tree with a profusion of golden yellow flowers in August - September. To 5m in dry sites or up to 25m in moist, deep soils. Mature trees develop a fine silvery trunk. Images. G5-9, P2-7. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia derwentiana Derwent Wattle A dense weeping wattle to about 3 x 3m. Yellow flowers in spring. Rarely found in the wild - restricted to several areas in the Derwent Valley. Images. G5-9, P5-9. $5.95
$12.95
Acacia genistifolia Spreading Wattle - Prostrate Form A low growing prickly wattle, spreading to 1.5m by up to 30cm high. Excellent for well drained and dry sites. Yellow flowers, massed in spring. Images. G7-9, P3-6. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia genistifolia Spreading Wattle - Shrub Form A spiky wattle to 2m, for well drained and dry sites. An excellent restrictive shrub, also providing refuge for small birds. Yellow flowers in spring. G4-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia gunnii Ploughshare Wattle A low growing prickly wattle for dry and well drained sites. Images. G5-9, P2-7. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia leprosa var. graveolens Varnish Wattle A fast growing wattle to 5m x 2m for dry and well drained soils. Glossy leaves. Yellow flowers in spring. Previously called Acacia verniciflua. Images. G4-8, P3-6. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia longifolia Coast Wattle A vigorous spreading wattle to 4m high by up to 6m wide (especially in its preferred habitat on sand dunes). Yellow flowers in spring. Well drained soils. Previously called Acacia sophorae. Images. G5-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia mearnsii Black Wattle Fast growing tree to 10 m. Well-suited to dry areas. Yellow flowers in late spring. 20 yr life span. Images. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood One of Tasmania's many exquisite timber trees. To only 5m in poor dry soils, in better sites Blackwood will grow into a beautiful dense, spreading tree, and in moist, deep soils a timber tree to 25m. Cream flowers in spring. Images. G6-9, P4-7. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia mucronata Narrow Leaf Wattle - Bushy Form A fast growing, bushy wattle from eastern Tasmania, to 5m high by 4m wide, and most handsome. Yellow flowers in spring. Adapts to moist, well drained sites or dry situations. Images. G4-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia mucronata Narrow Leaf Wattle - Upright Form A fast growing, erect wattle from Tasmania's west and south. To 5m high by 1.5m wide. Yellow flowers in spring. Average to moist soils. A useful fast growing screen for narrow sites. G5-8, P2-5. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia mucronata Narrow Leaf Wattle - Mountain Cascade A prostrate form  from sub-alpine areas. spreads to 3 m or more. Yellow flowers in spring. $6.95
$16.50
Acacia myrtifolia Myrtle Wattle A dense fast growing wattle to 1.5m. Attractive bronze coloured new growth. Yellow flowers in spring. Well drained soils. Expect a life span of about 10 years. Images. G3-7, P4-8. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia pataczekii Wally's Wattle A rare wattle, endemic to Tasmania's north east, and growing from 3-5m. Handsome blue-green foliage - yellow flowers in spring. Has been known to sucker. Images. G5-8, P3-7. $5.95
$16.50
Acacia riceana Rice's Wattle A fast growing, prickly wattle to 5m, endemic to Tasmania's south east. Features dense foliage, with weeping branchlets. Yellow flowers in spring. Average to moist soils. Images. G4-8, P4-7. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia stricta Hop Wattle A fast growing shrub to 2.5m x 1.5m, with grey green foliage. Flowering lightly in spring with lemon-yellow flowers. Dry and well drained sites. Images. G3-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia stricta Silver Hop Wattle The silvery foliage is the highlight of this fast growing wattle to 2.5m x 2m. Lemon yellow flowers in spring. Best in a well drained site. G3-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia suaveolons Sweet Scented Wattle A grey-foliaged loose-limbed coastal shrub to 1m. Lemon-yellow scented flowers along the stems in winter. Coastal, well drained and dry sites. Images. G5-8, P3-6. More information is available here. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia terminalis Sunshine Wattle A fast growing wattle to 2m x 2m for light and well drained soils. Can be temperamental in cultivation. Attractive bronze-green, fern-like foliage, with usually pale yellow flowers in autumn - some plants have deeper yellow flowers. Images. G3-8, P3-6. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia ulicifolia Juniper Wattle Prickly wattle rare in Tasmania that grows to be a small shrub with single cream-yellow flowers. Suited to dry areas. Images. $3.25
$9.95
Acacia verniciflua See Acacia leprosa var. graveolens    
Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses A quick growing, prickly foliaged wattle, to 5m x 2m. The branches - which can be weeping - are adorned in spring with a mass of yellow flowers. Adapts to dryish or moist soils. Images. G4-8, P2-4. $3.25
$9.95

 

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