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Hop Wattle

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Kevin Sparrow
Acacia stricta

A quick growing open upright shrub with dull grey-green foliage and pale yellow ball-shaped flowers with 2-4 per head. This shrub grows in sandy or light clay soils often in moist conditions. It can grow in full sun to full shade and is very adaptable for garden sites. It grows under eucalypts, is drought hardy, tolerates some coastal exposure and makes a good windbreak.

Type: 
Shrub
Height: 
3+m
Maintenance: 
Low
Flowering Time: 
Winter
Light: 
Sun
Part Shade
Shade
Water Requirement: 
Low
Tolerates: 
Heavy and Clay soil
Sandy Soil
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Birds
Plant Origin: 
Local Native
Natural Occurence: 
Vic/NSW/SA

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