Acacia myrtifolia
Myrtle Wattle

Uses: Suitable for areas of low maintenance, roadside verges, road batters and wide median strips as a barrier, wind-break or erosion control.
Requires well-drained soils, fast growing.
Bird and insect attracting.
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.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-3m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia myrtifolia
  • Common Name Myrtle Wattle
  • Origin SA, Qld,NT, Vic T, WA
  • Habit Dense
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Footslopes, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Erosion, Habitat, Ornamental, Screen
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region