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  Acacias

Acacia axillaris 'Midlands Wattle'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic.

Erect small to medium shrub 1.0m -2.0m+. Width 1.5m -2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, hedge, barrier. Any soils, wet or dry including gravel and other dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Bright yellow flowers in Winter and Spring. Tip prune only. Clips very well as a hedge or barrier plant.

Features: Great habitat for small birds and mammals.

Feature Codes: CDNX

 
Acacia baileyana purpurea 'Purple Cootamundra Wattle'

Origin: South East Australia. Tasmanian provenance.

Very dense medium shrub 3.0-4.0m height. Width 3.0-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, informal hedge, shade. Any soil except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind. Yellow flowers in Winter. Tip prune if required to maintain compact form.

Features: Purple foliage. Tolerates almost all situations. Exceptional Winter flowering display.

 
Acacia boormanii 'Snowy River Wattle'

Origin:Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense rounded shrub 1.5-2.5m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Bee attracting. Brilliant flowering display. Bird attracting.

 

 
Acacia buxifolia 'Box Leaf Wattle'

Origin: Vic, NSW, ACT, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Open erect or spreading shrub up to 3.0m height. Width to 2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for informal hedge, screening and specimen. Full sun. Frost hardy (-7 degrees Celsius). Extremely drought tolerant once established.Any soils with reasonable drainage. Yellow ball shaped flowers in Spring. Prune to shape as required.

Features: Attractive foliage. Spectacular flowers. Bird attracting. Ornamental.

 
Acacia cultriformis 'Knife Leaf Wattle'

Origin: NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Medium to tall shrub 2.5-3.5m height. Width variable. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, informal hedge and specimen. Prefers well drained soils. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy ( -8 degrees Celsius). Drought tolerant once established. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Grey triangular leaves. Good cut flower. Bird attracting.

 

Acacia dealbata 'Silver Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Small to tall tree 4.0 -20m height. Width varied. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, shade, timber. Any soil except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Winter. Pruning not required and usually not successful.

Features: Massed flowering display. Tolerates almost all situations. Good habitat species. Bird attracting.

Feature Codes: BCDEFN
Seeds per gram: 80

 
Acacia decurrens 'Green Wattle'

Origin: NSW, ACT. Tasmanian provenance.

Tall shrub to small tree up to 14m height. Width variable. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, shelter and specimen. Any soils. Full sun. Frost hardy. Drought tolerant once established. Yellow flowers in early Spring. Prune as required.

Features: Dark green ferny foliage. Fragrant flowers. Seed and flowers used for dyeing material.Bird attracting. Butterfly attracting.

 
Acacia derwentiana ' Derwent Wattle'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species. Temporarily out of stock.

Dense medium shrub often weeping 2.0-3.0m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak. Any soil with good drainage including gravel. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Not for drought prone areas. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Anti -pedestrian plant. Nesting for small birds. Recently discovered/described species.

 
Acacia elata 'Cedar Wattle'

Origin: NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Very dense medium to tall shrub 4.0-6.0m height. Width 3.0-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, informal hedge, shade. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Moderately drought resistant. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in late Winter to early Spring. Prune as required for shape. Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Habitat species for birds. Tolerates almost all situations. Useful honey species. Bird attracting. Butterfly attracting.

 
Acacia floribunda 'Sally' or 'Gossamer Wattle'

Origin: Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Tall bushy shrub to small tree up to 6.0m height. Width variable. Evergreen. Use for screen, hedge, specimen. Growth rate fast. Any reasonably well drained soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy (-7 degrees Celsius). Drought tolerant once established. Yellow flowers in early Spring. Prune as required to control shape.

Features: Free flowering. Ornamental. Bird attracting. Butterfly attracting.

Acacia genistifolia prostrata 'Prostrate Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Ground cover to low shrub. Height 0.1m - 0.4m. Width - 1.0 -2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. use for ground cover, rockeries, banks. Any soil including heavy clay. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought resistant. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Prune as required to control shape.

Features: Useful native ground cover for under gum trees. Butterfly attracting.

Feature Codes: BCO
Seeds per gram: 130

Acacia gunnii 'Ploughshare Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, SA, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Small shrub to 1.0m height. Width to 60cm. Evergreen. Growth rate medium. Use in rockeries, pots and native gardens. Well drained soils. Full sun to part shade. Frost hardy. Drought tolerant once established. Cream flowers in Spring.

Features: Sharp triangular leaves.

Feature Codes: BCE
Seeds per gram: 140

Acacia howittii 'Sticky Wattle'

Origin: Victoria. Tasmanian provenance.

Weeping shrub 3.0m - 5.0m height. 2.5 - 4.0m width. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen. windbreak, specimen. All soils with reasonable drainage. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only.

Features:Bird attracting. Bee attracting. Highly scented.

Feature Codes: ENPOC
Seeds per gram:

 
Acacia iteaphylla 'Flinders Range Wattle'

Origin: SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Bushy weeping shrub 2.0-2.5m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen,windbreak and specimen. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers mid to late Winter. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting- insect feeders. Blue-green foliage. Ornamental.

 
Acacia longifolia 'Sallow Wattle'

Origin: Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Shrub to small tree 3.0-7.0m height. Width 2.5-4.4m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen. windbreak and specimen. Any soils - wet and dry. Full sun to part shade. Frost hardy. Drought tolerant once established. Wind firm. Yellow flowers in Winter and Spring.

Features: Scented yellow flowers. Very hardy. Bird attracting.

Acacia mearnsii 'Black Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, ACT, QLD. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense medium shrub to small tree 4.0-8.0m height. Width 3.0-6.0m. Growth rate fast. Evergreen. Use for screen, windbreak, livestock shade, habitat. Any soil except very wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Extremely drought resistant. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers Spring to early Summer. Prune as required to shape. Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Habitat species for birds and sugar gliders. Golden bronze young growth. Bush Tucker plant. Edible seeds (flour) and medicinal bark.

Feature Codes: BCEN

Acacia melanoxylon 'Blackwood'

Origin: Tas, Vic, SA, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance

Very dense medium shrub to tall tree 4.0-20.0m height. Width 3.0-6.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, informal hedge, shade. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers late winter to early spring. Prune as required for shape. Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Habitat species for birds. Tolerates almost all situations. Useful honey species.

Feature Codes: BCDEFGNTP
Seeds per gram: 60

Acacia mucronata var. longifolia 'Narrow Leaf Wattle'

Origin:Tas, Vic. NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading medium shrub to tall tree 4.0-20.0m height. Width 3.0-6.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, informal hedge, shade. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers late winter to early spring. Prune as required for shape. Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Habitat species for birds. Tolerates almost all situations. Useful honey species. Longer leaves than Acacia mucronata var mucronata.

 

Feature Codes: CD
Seeds per gram: 80

Acacia mucronata var. mucronata " Erect Caterpillar Wattle"

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Tall bushy shrub 2.0-2.5m height. (4.0m in heavy shade). Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, Any soil with fair drainage including gravel. Full sun to part shade. Frost hardy. Drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Yellow flowers that resemble hairy caterpillars.

Feature Codes: DEFHS
Seeds per gram: 80

Acacia myrtifolia 'Myrtle Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Shrub 1.0-2.0m height. Width 1.0-2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for informal hedges, specimen, native gardens. Any reasonably well drained soils. Full sun to part shade. Frost hardy. Moderately drought tolerant. Creamy flowers in Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Reddish stems and branches. " Myrtle" leaves. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: BCE
Seeds per gram: 175

 
Acacia oxycedrus 'Spindle Wattle'

Origin: NSW, VIC, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense shrub 1.0-2.0m height. Width 1.5-2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, hedge, barrier, anti-pedestrian. Any soil with good drainage including gravel and other very dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Creamy to pale yellow flowers in Winter-Spring. Tip prune only. Clips very well as a hedge or barrier plant.

Features: Useful habitat species for small birds and bandicoots.

 
Acacia pataczekii 'Wallys Wattle'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species. NE Tas.

Shrub 3.0-5.0m height. Width variable. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use as screen, informal hedge, specimen. Any soils. Full sun to part shade. Frost hardy. Drought tolerant once established. Yellow flowers in Spring.

Features: Rare. Blue green foliage.

 
Acacia podylarifolia ' Mt. Morgan Wattle'

Origin: South Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Bushy spreading shrub 2.5-3.0m height, sometimes taller. Width 2.5-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium to fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil but best in sand. Full sun. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers mid to late Winter. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting - insect feeders. Blue-green foliage. Great coastal plant.

 
Acacia pravissima 'Ovens Wattle'

Origin: Vic, ACT, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense rounded shrub 2.0-2.5m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen and windbreak. Any soil with good drainage. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Bee attracting. Brilliant flowering display. Often has a slight weeping habit.

Acacia retinodes var retinodes 'Wirilda'

Origin: Vic. Tasmanian provenance.

Upright medium shrub 3.0-4.0m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soil. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Not firm in extreme winds. Yellow flowers in Autumn and Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting - insect feeders. Fast growth rate. Double flowering.

Feature Codes: B (Flinders Island)
Seeds per gram: 60

Acacia retinodes var uncifolia ' Tasmanian Wirilda'

Origin:Tasmanian form and provenance.

Spreading medium shrub 2.5-3.0m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak and specimen. Any soils. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Autumn and Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Bird attracting - insect feeders. Fast growth rate. Double flowering. 'Leaves' long & narrow.

Feature Codes: B (Flinders Island)
Seeds per gram: 60

Acacia riceana 'Rices Wattle'

Origin: Tasmanian Endemic.

Elegant weeping medium to tall shrub 2.0 - 4.0m height. 2.5-3.0m wide. Evergreen. Growth rte fast. Use for screen, windbreak. Any soil with good drainage (including gravel). Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Pale yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Useful anti-pedestrian plant. Nesting for small birds. Attractive weeping habit.

Feature Codes: DEPX

Acacia siculiformis 'Dagger Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Prostrate ground cover to low shrub 0.2-1.0m height. Width 1.0-2.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for ground cover, rockeries, banks. Any soils including heavy clays. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought resistant. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Prune as required to control shape.

Features: Useful bandicoot habitat.

Feature Codes: HN
Seeds per gram: 190

Acacia longifolia subsp. sophorae 'Boobyalla/Coast Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, QLD, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Very dense medium shrub with foliage to ground level. Height 2.5-3.5m. Width 3.0-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak, informal hedge. Any soils. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers late Winter to early Spring. Prune as required for shape. Will tolerate severe pruning if required.

Features: Habitat species for birds and small mammals. Tolerates extreme coastal exposure.

Feature Codes: ABOQS
Seeds per gram: 60

Acacia stricta 'Hop Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Bushy upright shrub 1.5-2.0m height. Width 1.0-1.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen and specimen. Any soils including very dry. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers late Winter to early Spring. Tip prune only.

Features: Will grow under gum trees. Bird attracting - insect feeders. Blue-green foliage.

Feature Codes: BCENOPS
Seeds per gram: 98

Acacia suaveolens 'Sweet Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Slender, graceful blue-green shrub 1.0 to 2.0 metres height. Width 1.0-4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Any soils including sand. Full sun to part shade. Use as informal screen, native gardens. Moderately frost hardy. Extremely drought resistant once established. Cream ball shaped flowers in Winter and Spring.

Features: Sharply angular stems. Very early flowering. Bird attracting - food. shelter and nesting. Butterfly attracting. Scented flowers.

Feature Codes: ABCE
Seeds per gram: 60

Acacia terminalis 'Sunshine Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading open shrub 2.0 -3.0m height. Width 2.5 -3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen, windbreak. Any soil with good drainage including gravel. Full sun to part shade. Moderately frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Moderately wind firm. Pale yellow flowers in Winter. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Attractive bronze young growth. Winter colour.

Feature Codes: BCOS
Seeds per gram: 60

 
Acacia ulicifolia 'Juniper Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Small shrub 0.8-1.2m height. Width 1.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for shrubberies, pedestrian and animal barriers. Any soil including heavy clay. Full sun to part shade. Extremely frost hardy. Very drought resistant. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Prune as required to control shape.

Features: Useful bandicoot and small bird habitat.

Acacia verniciflua 'Varnished Wattle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, SA, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Weeping often dense shrub 2.0-3.0m+ height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate very fast. Use for screen, windbreak, gullies and creek banks. Any soil with moderate drainage. Full sun to heavy shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Moderately wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Glossy 'varnished' leaves.

Feature Codes: DEFPQS
Seeds per gram: 90

Acacia verticillata var. verticillata 'Prickly Moses'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Spreading dense shrub 2.0-2.5m height. Width 2.5-3.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for screen and windbreak. Any soil with good drainage including gravel. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Extremely wind firm. Yellow flowers in Spring. Tip prune only. Does not respond to hard pruning.

Features: Useful anti-pedestrian plant. Nesting plant for small birds.

Feature Codes: BCDENOPST
Seeds per gram: 100

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.