Sticky Wattle – Acacia howittii

$2.95

Small leaves and gorgeous, weeping habit

The tree responds really well to pruning which makes it an ideal specimen to be used as a bonsai where it can be pruned into all sorts of amazing shapes.Take advantage of the weeping appearance by choosing an upright form.  

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The tree responds really well to pruning which makes it an ideal specimen to be used as a bonsai where it can be pruned into all sorts of amazing shapes.Take advantage of the weeping appearance by choosing an upright form.  

Bonsai Location

Indoor or Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant

In the Garden

In gardens, the species has been popular as a screen plant and given only a few years you could have a wonderful native hedge of 2-3m that will give you something attractive to look at and some privacy from things you may not want to look at. Also great as a free-standing tree.

Propagation

This tree is very easy to grow and tolerates neglect well, but it does not like hard frosts, particularly when young. Scarify the seeds using hot water or sandpaper for faster germination.

Common Name:Sticky Wattle
Scientific Name:Acacia howittii
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:2 (-10 to -5 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Yellow
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:1-2m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant
Growing Information

In the Garden

In gardens, the species has been popular as a screen plant and given only a few years you could have a wonderful native hedge of 2-3m that will give you something attractive to look at and some privacy from things you may not want to look at. Also great as a free-standing tree.

Propagation

This tree is very easy to grow and tolerates neglect well, but it does not like hard frosts, particularly when young. Scarify the seeds using hot water or sandpaper for faster germination.

Product Details
Common Name:Sticky Wattle
Scientific Name:Acacia howittii
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:2 (-10 to -5 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Yellow
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:1-2m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant