Description: Dense, spreading shrub to 3 m high by 4 m and more across. Phyllodes are rigid, sickle-shaped and pointed. Bears golden rod-like flowers in spring.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, Vic. (semi-arid areas)
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Very showy in flower. Excellent hedge plant which forms an impenetrable barrier. Useful for road batters in lower rainfall areas and as nesting sites for birds.
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.