Description: Medium-sized, dense tree to 16 m high with phyllodes to 12 cm, usually two-veined. Bears cream ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: Qld. and NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A hardy plant in most well watered situations. Needs full sun or part shade. Dense shade tree. Used as a fast-growing shelter tree in contrived rainforest at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Flowers are insignificant.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.
© Text derived from the Acacia sections of the 4th edition of Australian Native Plants by John Wrigley and Murray Fagg, published in 1996 by Reed Books Pty Ltd