How to Grow Acacia baileyana Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Cootamundra Wattle

Cootamundra wattle

Acacia baileyana photograph by Eran Finkle, Creative Commons.

Acacia baileyana

Acacia baileyana photograph by John Jennings, CC.

Cootamundra wattle (Acacia baileyana)

Acacia baileyana Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Acacia baileyana
  • Common Name: Cootamundra wattle
  • Growing Zone: USA: 10 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 180 to 300
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 120 to 240
  • Time of Bloom: Winter
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Blue
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Spreading or horizontal, Upright or erect, Vase

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Seed, at a minimum of 18°C in spring or root semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
  • How to Prune:
  • Pests: Glasshouse red spider mite under glass
  • Diseases: Usually pest free

Further Information

Garden Plants Common Name Index

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