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Acacia vestita

Hairy Wattle, Weeping Boree

Description: Beautiful weeping shrub to 3 m high by 5 m across. Phyllodes are triangular, about 2 cm long, grey-green and hairy. Golden balls of flowers appear in spring.
Distribution: NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Outstanding feature plant and also suitable for hedge work. One of the best of the genus.
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Photo of Acacia vestita  Photo of Acacia vestita

© 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