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Photo of Acacia dealbataAcacia dealbata

Silver Wattle

Description: Variable tree from multi-stemmed shrub-like specimens of 8 m to tall trees of 30 m high with greyish-green bipinnate leaves. Bears cream ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: NSW, ACT, Vic. and Tas. Also introduced in South Australia.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A hardy but unspectacular tree. Most soils and aspects are suitable.
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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