Acacia dodonaeifolia
Hop-bush Wattle

Uses: For ornamental planting in mixed native landscapes, or as a screen or wind-break in parks and reserves.
Attracts birds, native butterflies and insects. Is a native caterpillar food plant.
Note: Rare in South Australia, naturalized in Victoria.
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 4-7m
  • Spread 3-5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia dodonaeifolia
  • Common Name Hop-bush Wattle
  • Origin SA
  • Habit Upright
  • Landscape Footslopes, Hills, Plains, 2nd line coast
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Winter
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Screen
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Large Shrub (Usually exceeds 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region