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Acacia kempeana

Description

Upright branching shrub with tough grey leaves (phyllodes) and bright yellow flowers. Very ornamental and useful particularly against a hot reflective wall.  Slow growing.  Lime tolerant.  The common name is because in Australia witchetty grubs often infest the trunk & branches.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia kempeana
Common Name: Witchetty Bush
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Winter
Height: 6-12'
Width: Variable
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Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates slowly. 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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