Acacia rigens

Needle-bush Wattle, Acacia, Nealie

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, massing, screen, specimen
Height 8' to 10' / 2.40m to 3.00m
Spread 12' to 20' / 3.60m to 6.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive