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.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- May be used as a feature plant.
- Suitable for planting in tropical areas.