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Photo of Acacia sclerophyllaAcacia sclerophylla

Hard-leaf Wattle

Description: A spreading shrub to 2 m high by 3 m across with moderately open habit. Phyllodes are oblanceolate to 4 cm, glossy and slightly sticky. The golden yellow ball flowers are borne prolifically in the leaf axils in spring.
Distribution: NSW, Vic., SA, WA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A very hardy and decorative species which is suitable for hydroseeding on road batters. Most soils and aspects are suitable.
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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