Description: Variable tree reaching 30 m in deep gullies. Phyllodes are lanceolate to 16 cm. Cream ball-shaped flowers occur in spring.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, ACT, Vic., Tas., SA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A hardy shade or shelter tree. Most situations are suitable. Good timber tree. Flowers are not obvious. Very prone to borer attack in warmer areas. Has become a weed in South Africa.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.
- Suitable for planting in tropical areas.