Plant Care Golden Wattle

Golden Wattle

Also known as

Australian golden wattle, South Australian golden wattle and broadleaf wattle


Acacia pycnantha

How to care for Golden Wattle


How often to water your Golden Wattle

Water needs for Golden Wattle
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Wattle 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 Golden Wattle

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 Golden Wattle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden Wattle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Golden Wattle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Golden Wattle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Golden Wattle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Golden Wattle: 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 Golden Wattle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Golden Wattle

Golden Wattle

Golden Wattle

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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