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common name: Oven's Wattle
tree, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -8°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Large, prickly evergreen shrub or small tree with slender arching branches covered by triangular, bluish-green, spine-tipped phyllodes. Clusters of fragrant yellow flowers in early spring.
Best in mild climate areas or a very sheltered position. Acid to neutral soil in full sun. Can be container grown in a large conservatory.
If required, prune after flowering.