Description: An erect shrub which may reach 5 m high by 3 m across with hairy branches. The greyish phyllodes are broadly sickle-shaped and up to 3 cm long. The bright yellow ball flowers are borne in racemes in the upper leaf axils and terminally. It may be distinguished from the related Acacia cultriformis by its hairy branches.
Distribution: Qld (Darling Downs).
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A showy plant for a well-drained, sunny site. Foliage is attractive all the year.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Recommended for its foliage.
- May be used as a feature plant.