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Photo of Acacia ulicifoliaAcacia ulicifolia

(Previously known as: Acacia juniperina)

Prickly Moses

Description: Rounded shrub to 3 m, often less, with dark green spine-like phyllodes to 2 cm. Flowers are in cream-coloured balls in winter and spring.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, ACT, Vic., Tas.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Hardy shrub with attractive foliage. Suitable as a hedge plant.
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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