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Photo of Acacia dunniiAcacia dunnii

Description: Shrub or small tree to 7 m high. Large, falcate, glaucous phyllodes to 30 cm long by 20 cm wide. Probably the largest phyllodes of all wattles. Golden ball flowers, 2 cm diameter most of the year.
Distribution: WA, NT.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Spectacular foliage plant. Very cold sensitive. Minimum temperature should be more than 10Pty Ltd C. Good drainage and a sunny position recommended.
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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