Acacia cognata 'Limelight' (River Wattle)

Acacia cognata Limelight Wattle 200 mm
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Acacia cognata 'Limelight' (River Wattle)

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Looking for a stunning, low-maintenance shrub that will add interest to your garden all year round? Then look no further than Acacia cognata 'Limelight'! This Australian native is perfect for creating a lush, green backdrop in any garden. With its graceful weeping habit and vibrant lime-green hair like leaves, 'Limelight' is sure to make a statement in any space. It's also drought tolerant and fast growing, so you'll be able to enjoy its beauty with minimal effort. Add this showstopper to your landscape today and you'll be rewarded with years of enjoyment!

Light requirement: Full Sun, Part sun/part shade, and Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Low

Watering frequency: In pots, water when the top 5-10cm of the potting mix is dry. In the ground, after the plant is well established, occasional deep watering is required during extended periods of heat. Water at the base rather than overhead.

Soil: Most soil types that are well draining. For pots, premium quality native potting mix is a good choice.

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Limelight is tolerant of light frosts. To protect from severe weather, plant in areas protected from strong winter winds. During warmer growing months, feed regularly with a fertiliser formulated for natives.

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: High

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble free.

Mature height: 1 m

Mature width: 1 m

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Lime green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: Yellow

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Spring

Fruit: No

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