Description: Small to medium-sized tree to 12 m high with light green, sickle-shaped phyllodes to 20 cm. Bears cream ball-shaped flowers in summer.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A very hardy species suitable for bank planting, due to its suckering habit. This may be accelerated if roots are damaged. Needs full sun. Very prone to leaf gall.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )