Acacia pulchella

Western Prickly Moses

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  • Specifications

    Endemic to Western Australia, Acacia pulchella is one of the most common plants found in bushland around the south west. It is one of only a small number of Acacia species with true leaves. These feathery bipinnate leaves have one or two spines at the base of each leaf, giving it the name 'Prickly Moses'. Masses of bright golden yellow, round, fluffy flowers appear in winter and early spring. A decorative plant for general garden use, and is suitable to coastal gardens or hot, dry spots in the landscape. Acacia pulchella is best grown in sunny to partly shaded position in well drained soils, including sandy and clay soils and will tolerate coastal conditions, swaps, low lying areas and drought. Prune after flowering to maintain compact growth. Acacia pulchella will grow to a height of .5m to 1.5m and a width of 1-2 metres.
    Common Name Western Prickly Moses
    Plant Type Evergreen, Native Australian Plant, Native West Australian Plant, Revegetation, Shrub, Verge
    Range No
    Dimensions 50cm-1.5m high x 1-2m wide
    Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
    Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes
    Australian Native Yes
    Deciduous No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour Yellow
    Foliage Colour Green
    Flowering Season Spring, Winter
    Botanical Genus Acacia
    Botanical Species pulchella
    Flower Type Globular - Spherical Shape/Panicles
    Foliage Type Elliptic - Oval-shaped, Small Or No Point
    Market Name Prickly Moses
    Width 200 cm
    Height 150 cm

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Acacia pulchella

Western Prickly Moses

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13cm - +

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