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Acacia cultriformis ~ Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle

Acacia cultriformis is a large shrub or small tree growing slowly to 10-20 feet tall and wide. Acacia cultriformis goes by a variety of common names, Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle and Dogtooth Wattle. Acacia cultriformis has silver white foliage. Acacia cultriformis blooms with a cloud of yellow flowers at the branch tips in the early to mid Spring. Acacia cultriformis will drop branches if they are pruned to excess, just leaving stubs. Acacia cultriformis is drought tolerant and will suffer if given excess water. Acacia cultriformis is winter hardy into the mid teens° F. If left to its own devices Acacia cultriformis is an easy and spectacular addition to the landscape.

Acacia cultriformis, Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle

Natural light, yellow flowers and grey leaves of Acacia cultriformis against a dark landscape, the common names include Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle and Dogtooth Wattle. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Acacia cultriformis, Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle

Yellow flowers and grey leaves of Acacia cultriformis, the common names include Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle and Dogtooth Wattle. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Acacia Genus featured on this site:
Acacia baileyana purpurea * Purple Fernleaf Wattle
Acacia boormanii Snowy River Wattle
Acacia cognata * River Wattle
Acacia Cousin Itt * Little River Wattle
Acacia covenyi * Blue Bush
Acacia cultriformis * Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle
Acacia dealbata * Silver Wattle
Acacia glaucoptera * Flat Wattle, Clay Wattle
Acacia iteaphylla * Willow Wattle, Flinders Range Wattle
Acacia podalyriifolia * Pearl Acacia
Acacia pravissima * Oven's Wattle
Acacia spectabilis * Mudgee Wattle
Acacia stenophylla * Shoestring Acacia