Golden Wattle

Scientific NameAcacia pycnantha
Size and formTall shrub or small tree 3-8m high and 2-5m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitA dense show of bright, golden and globular inflorescences from July to October. Fruit a thin, flat and long pod. Foliage is a curving club-shaped phyllode.
Growing conditionsQuick growing and suitable for well-drained loam soils in a full-sun or semi-shade position. Often used as a screening plant or windbreak. The bark is a rich source of tannins. Australian floral emblem.