Description: A prickly, dense shrub 1-3 m high by 2 m across, small trees are also known. Rigid, dark green phyllodes to 2 cm with sharp point. Flowers in cream spikes occur in winter and spring.
Distribution: SA, Vic., NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Excellent hedge plant forming an impenetrable barrier. Useful also for road batters.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Recommended for its foliage.
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.