Description: Variable height; generally rounded shrub. Phyllodes are dark green, spine-like, to 2 cm, in whorls around the stem. Pale yellow flowers in short spikes.
Distribution: SA, Vic., NSW, Tas.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: May be pruned for compact growth if necessary. Good hedge plant. Hardy in well-drained soil.
Special horticultural attributes:
- Suitable for areas of low maintenence (eg. road batters).
- Frost hardy (will tolerate frosts to -7 C )
- Suitable hedge or screen plant.
© 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