Whitehorse City Council

Acacia pycnantha – Golden Wattle

Acacia pycnanthaSmall tree with bright green sickle-shaped leaves. Large golden ball-shaped flowers occurring in spring. Australia’s floral emblem.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: medium
Pest and disease: generally trouble free, can be prone to borers with age
Height: 3-10m x 2-5m
Growth rate: fast
Canopy density: high
Origin: Victoria, NSW, SA (indigenous to the City of Whitehorse)
Drought tolerance: very good
Water-logging tolerance: very good
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high