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Acacia 'Emerald Curl' is a hardy and easy going large shrub, with attractive curling bright green foliage. Great for screening, for windbreaks and general landscaping. Grows up to five metres tall. Likes a sunny position to partial shade, cool to temperate climates. Tolerant of heavier frosts and of dry periods. Can be short lived in very hot spots. It flowers in early spring. Is adaptable to heavier soils.
Flower colour: Yellow
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 5 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Native bees, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Can be susceptible to root fungus
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.