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Acacia conferta

Crowded-leaf Wattle

Description: Rounded shrub to 2 m with linear phyllodes to 1.5 cm, variable in denseness of growth. Globular flowers on slender peduncles held beyond phyllodes appear in spring.
Distribution: NSW, Qld.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny positions in most soils. Very desirable plant. Good, dense clones should be preferred. Needs good drainage.
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Photo of Acacia conferta  Photo of Acacia conferta

© 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