Shrub to 2m, 3m Wide
Dense, rambling shrub with yellow flower spikes to 3cm long, in Winter to Spring.
Attracts bees and birds.
Grows naturally on the fore-dunes and high dunes.
Excellent for beach erosion control, and as a wind break for strong ocean breezes.
Dense to the ground.
Natural Habitat: Fore dunes, high dunes
Aspect: Full Sun / Filtered Sun
Soil/Conditions: Sandy, well drained
• Long lasting flowers
• Excellent screening plant
• Tolerates salt spray
- Native Coastal
- Birds and Butterflies
- Gardening for Biodiversity
- Cottage Garden
Australian National Botanic garden – Aboriginal Plant Use Trail
Acacia sophorae (Coast Wattle)
The Tasmanians ate the green seed and pods of the Coast Wattle, Acacia sophorae