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Acacia pravissima

Description

Very hardy ornamental tall shrub or small tree for well-drained soils. Will tolerate frost and extended dry periods. It has bluish-green triangular shaped phyllodes (leaves)and yellow ball flowers in winter-spring. Flower color is variable from cream to bright yellow. Flowers are lightly perfumed. It can be used as a low windbreak and shelter plant. Appears to be pollution tolerant - growing on busy highway with little or no water for several years. There is a groundcover form A. pravissima 'Golden Carpet' sometimes available.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia pravissima
Common Name: Ovens Wattle
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 12-20'
Width: Variable
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Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily. Pour boiling water over seed and let soak overnight. Drench seed with a fungicide to prevent "Damping Off" after sowing.

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Did you know?

Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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