Acacia dealbata
Silver Wattle

Uses: Tall wattle often found along banks of rivers and creeks.

Acacia dealbata has become established in South Australia and Western Australia, as well as the Mediterranian Basin, California and South Africa. Due to its strong invasive potential and habit of suckering, this plant is not recommended for gardens.

Acacia dealbata is indigenous to New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.

For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 6-15m
  • Spread 8-10m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia dealbata
  • Common Name Silver Wattle
  • Origin SA, NSW, Qld,Vic
  • Habit Tall
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Watercourse, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Heavy frost, Lime
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Winter
  • Foliage Grey
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Wind protection
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Seasonal Colour Winter, Spring
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)