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Photo of Acacia craspedocarpaAcacia craspedocarpa

Description: Dense, rounded shrub to 2.5 m high by 1.5 m. Phyllodes are broadly elliptical, grey and about 2 cm long. Flowers in short, golden spikes appear in spring and various times through the year. Flat, rounded pods are also a feature.
Distribution: WA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Suitable as a low screen plant, not for a formal hedge. Needs well-drained soil. Very hardy in drought but also grows well and flowers well in Coffs Harbour.
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© 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