Acacia merrallii
Merralls Wattle

Uses: Ornamental wattle suitable for areas of low maintenance. Can be used as a background shrub in mixed plantings, or on roadside verges, road batters and wide median strips as a barrier, wind-break and soil control.
Bird and insect attracting.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.
:NU: Nullarbor   
:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-1.5m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia merrallii
  • Common Name Merralls Wattle
  • Origin SA, WA
  • Habit Dense
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Winter, Spring
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Erosion
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region