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.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Recommended for its foliage.
- May be used as a feature plant.
- Suitable for planting in tropical areas.
Text derived from the Acacia sections of the 4th edition of
Australian Native Plants by
John Wrigley and
published in 1996 by Reed Books Pty Ltd