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Photo of Acacia extensaAcacia extensa

Wiry Wattle

Description: Erect shrub to 2 m, sometimes more in cultivation, with long, terete phyllodes to 20 cm on angular stems. Bears yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: WA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Interesting foliage and stem markings.
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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