Kangaroo thorn
Acacia paradoxa
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.0 - 7.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate savanne

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Names

Other common names Prickly wattle, Hedge wattle, Paradox acacia
Family Mimosaceae
Other scientific names Acacia armata, Acacia microcantha, Acacia ornithophora, Acacia tristis

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green