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Acacia rubidia

Description

Hardy medium shrub or small tree 6'-30 with bipinnate juvenile leaves and narrow grey leaves (phyllodes) appearing on the plant at the same time. Yellow flowers in winter-spring. Tolerant of extended dry periods, frost and temporary waterlogging. Fast growing reddish stems are most conspicuous in winter. Excellent windbreak and used for erosion control. Tree and shrub forms available.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia rubidia
Common Name: Red-stemmed Wattle
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Winter
Height: Variable 10-35'
Width: Variable
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: backordered
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): backordered
Seeds (online only): $6.60add to cart
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily. Pour boiling water over seed and let soak overnight. Drench seed with a fugicide to prevent "Damping Off" after sowing.

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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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