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Acacia 'Bushwalk baby' is a delightful low growing wattle with small wedge shaped grey leaves and yellow ball-like flowers in spring. It is perfect for rockeries or gracefully spilling out of a tub, hanging basket or over a retaining wall. Even when it is not in flower, the grey foliage is attractive. Just give it a light trim after flowering has finished to keep it tidy. Tolerant of both frost and drought. Spreads to around a metre and a half wide, and the dense foliage will deter weed growth around it. Mulch while it is establishing. Prefers a well drained soil. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.
Flower colour: Yellow
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus.