A.montana.JPG (62607 bytes)Acacia montana: is a member of the Mimosaceae family and is known as the Mallee Wattle.

Acacia montana is a medium shrub that will reach a height of about two metres.

The phyllodes are sticky, leathery, up to four centimetres long by one centimetre wide with distinct veins.

Flower heads are globular, profuse, conspicuous bright yellow and appear in spring.

Acacia montana is a hardy, attractive shrub that could be cultivated in native shrubberies.

Prune after flowering.

Acacia montana is a widespread species that occurs in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

Propagate from seed and cuttings.