Ovens Wattle Acacia Tree
Ovens Wattle has one of the most unique leaf textures you might ever see! What are actually small phyllodes or flattened leaf stalks held close to the stem are triangular and have a geometric look to them. Fragrant yellow flowers emerge in early spring and turn the whole plant yellow! Best in a sheltered position in full sun and hardy to about 15° F. Can be grown as a large shrub or small tree.
Latin Name: Acacia parvissima
Site and Soil: Full sun in a variety of soils
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to 10° F
Size at Maturity: 10-20 ft tall x 15 ft wide
Bloom Time: January-April
Pests & Diseases: Not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 8b