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Photo of Acacia oncinocarpaAcacia oncinocarpa

Description: A spreading shrub to 3 m high by 4 m across. The long phyllodes are up to 12 cm long and 2 cm wide tapering towards both ends. The pale yellow flowers are borne in rods to 8 cm long in autumn (early dry season).
Distribution: WA, NT.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A useful plant which is now available commercially. A well-drained sunny site is recommended.
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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