A picture of a Hedge wattle

Hedge wattle

Acacia paradoxa

Also known as

Kangaroo thorn

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hedge wattle Overview

A shrub growing to about 5m. The leaves (phyllodes) are about 2cm long and oblong to lanceolate in shape and dark green. Masses of yellow inflorescences are produced.

Common problems with Hedge wattle

How to propagate Hedge wattle

Seed

Propagate by seed in the spring.

Cuttings

Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Hedge wattle

Tiny flowers composed of massed stamens, and for their foliage.