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Photo of Acacia acinaceaAcacia acinacea

(Previously known as: Acacia rotundifolia)

Gold Dust Wattle

Description: Straggling shrub to 2 m high and 1.5 m diameter. Phyllodes are variable, usually less than 2 cm long; narrow to orbicular. Flowers like golden balls appear in spring.
Distribution: SA, Vic., NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Will respond to light pruning after flowering.
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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