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Photo of Acacia kempeanaAcacia kempeana

Witchetty Bush

Description: Although reported to 3 m high, it rarely exceeds 1.5 m in cultivation. Phyllodes oblong, to 6 cm. Rod-like yellow flowers occur over extended period; rarely profuse.
Distribution: arid areas of Qld., NT, WA, SA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Very hardy in dry situation.
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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