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Photo of Acacia beckleriAcacia beckleri

Barrier Range Wattle

Description: Generally erect, open shrub about 2 m high by 1.5 m across with thick, falcate phyllodes about 12 cm long. Globular, golden flower heads are very large, about 2 cm diameter, and fragrant. They appear in winter.
Distribution: SA, NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Excellent off-season flowerer.
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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