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Acacia stricta

Hop Wattle

Description: Erect shrub to 3 m. Phyllodes are narrow, elliptical, to 12 cm and dull green in colour. Flowers are in yellow balls held close to stems and appear in spring.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, Vic., SA, Tas.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Although commonly cultivated, this is not a showy garden plant. Hardy and suitable for hydroseeding work.
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Photo of Acacia stricta  Photo of Acacia stricta

© 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