Broughton Willow, Cooba
Description: Spreading tree to 14 m high with pendulous habit and narrow-elliptical phyllodes to 20 cm. Bears yellow ball-shaped flowers in winter and spring.
Distribution: drier areas, but usually near rivers, in Qld., NSW, Vict., SA, and NT.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A handsome foliage plant. Hardy in most soils and full sun. Has a tendency to sucker. Frost tolerance not fully tested.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Recommended for its foliage.
- Suitable for planting in tropical areas.