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Acacia macradeniaAcacia macradenia

Zigzag Wattle

Description: Large, open shrub with pendulous habit, to 6 m. Lanceolate phyllodes to 10 cm. Bears yellow ball flowers.
Common name alludes to unusual zigzag habit of branches which change direction between leaf nodes.
Distribution: Qld (arid areas).
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Very frost tender and suited to dry situations. Used widely around Brisbane.
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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