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Cousin Itt Acacia

Acacia cognata 'ACCOG01' PP #25,133

SKU
07777
A vigorous, compact evergreen prized for finely textured weeping blue-green foliage. Thrives in hot inland or coastal settings, needing little water or care once established. Highly effective in Mediterranean landscapes. Ideal for a hillside planting or rock garden, massing along a dry stream bed or featured in large containers.
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Once established water deeply occasionally.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-KAY-see-uh kog-NAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established water deeply occasionally.
Companion PlantsCypress (Cupressus); Lavender (Lavandula); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Fig (Ficus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

Easy to grow in most average soils, provided it is very well-drained. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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