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Acacia buxifolia

Box-leaf Wattle

Description: Open, erect shrub to 3 m, spreading to 2 m, with elliptical phyllodes to 3 cm. Masses of small golden ball-shaped flowers appear in spring.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. A hardy, desirable species.
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Photo of Acacia buxifolia  Photo of Acacia buxifolia

© 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