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Acacia cardiophylla

West Wyalong wattle

Description: Rounded shrub to 2.5 m spreading to 3 m with feathery, light green bipinnate leaves. Bears bright yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment. There has been some success with cuttings.
Cultivation: Well-drained soil required. Defoliation occurs in badly drained soil. A good foliage plant.
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Photo of Acacia cardiophylla  Photo of Acacia cardiophylla

© 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