Acacia Baileyana (JAPAN)
$168.00 incl. GST
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- The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
- Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
- Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.
- Plant Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:-
- 50cm for POT SIZE 10cm(Ø)
- 100cm for POT SIZE 21cm(Ø)
- Acacia baileyana, also known as Cootamundra Wattle or Golden Mimosa, is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree native to Australia.
- It features beautiful fern-like, silvery blue-green foliage that adds a unique and eye-catching element to any landscape.
- The leaves are finely divided and have a feathery appearance, creating a soft and graceful texture.
- In late winter to early spring, Acacia baileyana produces an abundance of fragrant, golden yellow flowers in clusters.
- The flowers are small, fluffy, and densely packed, creating a stunning display and attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies.
- The tree has a relatively fast growth rate and can reach heights of 20 to 30 feet (6 to 9 meters) with a spread of 15 to 20 feet (4.5 to 6 meters).
- Acacia baileyana is adaptable to a range of soil types but prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate drought once established.
- It thrives in full sun to partial shade conditions, making it suitable for various garden settings.
- The tree's striking foliage and vibrant flowers make it an excellent choice for use as a focal point in a garden or as a specimen tree.
- Acacia baileyana is also commonly used for erosion control, windbreaks, and as a source of shade in landscapes.
- It is a low-maintenance tree that generally requires minimal pruning or maintenance, making it suitable for both experienced gardeners and beginners.
- The species has gained popularity in many parts of the world for its aesthetic appeal and ability to add a touch of brightness and texture to gardens and landscapes.
- Acacia baileyana prefers well-draining soil.
- Use a mixture of sandy or loamy soil with good drainage.
- The soil pH should be slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0 to 7.5.
- Ensure the planting site or pot has good drainage to prevent waterlogging.
- Acacia baileyana benefits from light fertilization during the growing season.
- Use a balanced, slow-release fertilizer or a formula specifically designed for flowering trees.
- Apply the fertilizer in early spring before new growth starts and again in mid to late summer.
- Acacia baileyana thrives in full sun to partial shade.
- It requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for optimal flowering.
- Place the tree in a sunny location with ample sunlight exposure.
- Acacia baileyana has low to moderate water requirements.
- Water the tree regularly to keep the soil slightly moist but not waterlogged.
- Water deeply and less frequently rather than shallow, frequent watering.
- Once established, the tree becomes more drought-tolerant.