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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Acacia coriaceae

Description

A tall spreading shrub or small tree 10-25'x 6-12' with golden yellow ball flowers in summer-autumn and silvery grey curved narrow leaves. Prefers full sun in well drained light to heavy soils. Very drought and frost tolerant. Fast growing. Tolerates alkaline soils. Excellent for dry inland sites. Growing well in Ojai and the Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanic Garden with no water once established.  

Details

Biological Name: Acacia coriaceae
Common Name: Wirewood or Desert Oak
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Height: Variable 10-25'
Width: Variable 5-12'
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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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