The hop wattle is a small tree/shrub. The phyllodes (leaf like structure) are 5-15 centimetres long and two centimetres wide with a prominent central vein and a gland near the base. They are olive-green to grey-green in colour. Flower heads are globular, 0.5 centimetres wide, pale yellow to yellow and appear in spring. Two flower heads are carried at the base of each phyllode.
Evergreen/deciduous: evergreenMaintenance: lowPest and disease: lowHeight: 1 - 5mGrowth rate: mediumCanopy density: mediumOrigin: indigenous to City of WhitehorseDrought tolerances: goodWater-logging tolerances: poorWind tolerances: mediumFrost tolerances: mediumPollution tolerances: medium
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