Acacia Gaulois Astier (Specimen)


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SKU: acacia-gaulois-astier Category:
Common Name: Blue Wattle
Size: 5 LITRE
Hardiness: H3
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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5 Litre Pot – currently 4 feet tall

  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Flowering Period: November- April
  • Hardiness: H3.     May need winter protection
  • Eventual Height:  4 – 8m
  • Eventual Spread:  2.5 – 4m

Acacia Gaulois Astier, also known as ‘Blue Wattle’  is a species of tree that is native to West Africa.  The tree can grow up to 8 meters tall and has a narrow, upright crown with feathery, bluish-green leaves. The bark of the tree is dark grey or black and is deeply furrowed. The tree produces small, yellow or white flowers that are highly fragrant and are produced in clusters. These flowers are followed by long, narrow seed pods that are typically brown or grey in colour.

Acacia Gaulois Astier is a valuable species for its wood, which is considered to be strong and durable. It is used for construction, furniture, and other wood products.  It can be used for providing firewood, charcoal and in the production of paper pulp. The tree can tolerate a wide range of soil types and climates, although it prefers well-drained soils and a tropical or subtropical climate. The tree can be propagated by seed or by cuttings and is considered to be a fast-growing species. It is also known for its medicinal properties and is used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments.



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