Hairy Wattle, Weeping Boree
Description: Beautiful weeping shrub to 3 m high by 5 m across. Phyllodes are triangular, about 2 cm long, grey-green and hairy. Golden balls of flowers appear in spring.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Outstanding feature plant and also suitable for hedge work. One of the best of the genus.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Recommended for its foliage.
- May be used as a feature plant.
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.