Acacia buxifolia
Box-leaf Wattle

Uses: Hardy winter flowering ornamental as back ground plants in native landscapes, wider verges and nature strips, or a specimen, wind-break or shelter in parks and reserves.
Bird and insect attracting.
Requires good drainage.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection

  • Height 2-4m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia buxifolia
  • Common Name Box-leaf Wattle
  • Origin Qld, Vic, NSW
  • Habit Erect
  • Landscape Footslopes, Hills, Plains, 2nd line coast
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Winter
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)