Plant Care Acacia Cognata

Acacia Cognata

Also known as

bower wattle, bower wattle, bower wattle, river wattle, narrow-leaved bower wattle and Cousin Itt


Acacia cognata

How to care for Acacia Cognata


How often to water your Acacia Cognata

Water needs for Acacia Cognata
0.5 cups
every 9

Acacia Cognata needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Acacia Cognata

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for bower wattle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Acacia Cognata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Acacia Cognata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Acacia Cognata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Acacia Cognata in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Acacia Cognata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Acacia Cognata: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Acacia Cognata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Acacia Cognata is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Acacia Cognata

Acacia Cognata

Acacia Cognata

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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