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Acacia macradenia

Description

Pretty medium sized shrub or small tree from inland regions in Queensland. It has droopy, falcate, green leaves and bright yellow fragrant flowers. Hardy to hot dry sites although will grow well in coastal areas. It gets it's common name from its zig zag branches. Doesn't handle severe frosts.

Details

Biological Name: Acacia macradenia
Common Name: Zig Zag Wattle
Flower Color: Bright Yellow
Flower Time: Winter
Height: 8-10'
Width: 6-8'
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Propagation Information: Seed germinated readily after 20 years in storage. Pour boiling water over seed and let soak overnight. Pat dry seed and sow in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat. Sow into propagation container and cover lightly. Drench seed with a fungicide to prevent 'Damping off". Avoid over-watering.

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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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