Sticky Wattle
Acacia howittii - Sticky Wattle
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A medium, upright attractive shrub with weeping dark green slightly sticky leaves that give off a wonderfully aromatic scent. Masses of soft, bright yellow globular flowers appear in spring. This fast-growing low maintenance plant is an excellent informal hedge, screen or windbreak. It's also a magnificent feature plant in your garden or planted in rockeries.

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 4m
Growth Height — 6m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Yellow
Flowering Period — September, October, November
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Good drainage is essential. If growing in pots only use a native potting mix.

Watering needs

It likes a deep watering if the warmer months of the year are dry, as winter approaches less water is needed.

Pruning Advice

Pruning after flowering will encourage thickness and density, it will also help produce more flowers the following spring.