Acacia cognata
Narrow-leaf Bower Wattle

Uses: Attractive small screening tree or contrast for wider streetscapes, verges, parks and reserves. Other varieties such as 'Green Mist' and 'Limelight' are more appropriate for smaller gardens.
Note: Although this species is not classified under the Sewerage Act, it is recommended that it not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 4-10m
  • Spread 4-6m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia cognata
  • Common Name Narrow-leaf Bower Wattle
  • Origin NSW, Vic
  • Habit Arching to pendulous
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam
  • pH Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour Cream
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Form Large Shrub (Usually exceeds 3.6m)