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Photo of Acacia leptolobaAcacia leptoloba

Description: Rounded shrub to 5 m high. Phyllodes curved on one side, about 10 cm long. Sprays of large cream flowers several times each year.
Distribution: Qld.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Becoming popular in tropical Queensland and growing well in Brisbane. Useful street tree for under wires.
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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