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Acacia myrtifolia

Description

Long lived, hardy variable shrub found growing in most coastal heath-lands in temperate areas in Australia. Winter flowering with red new growth in spring. Moderately frost hardy and drought tolerant. Leaves are like European myrtle and if pruned regularly will keep a compact shape and display bright red new foliage most of the year. Narrow leaf form is found in Western Australia and South Australia.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia myrtifolia
Common Name: Myrtle Wattle
Flower Color: Creamy yellow
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: prostrate-8'
Width: 5-7'
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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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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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