Sydney Golden Wattle
Description: Large, erect shrub to 6 m, sometimes more, with light green phyllodes to 15 cm by 2-3 cm. Flowers in golden spikes occur in spring.
Distribution: NSW, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Good, hardy, fast-growing species for screening. Suitable for hydroseeding work on banks. Has become a weed in South Africa.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.