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Acacia decurrens

Early Black Wattle, Green Wattle

Description: Erect, medium-sized tree to 15 m high with a green trunk and dark green bipinnate leaves. Very fine leaflets. Bears golden ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: Qld. and NSW (naturalized in Vic., Tas. and ACT).
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A hardy tree in most situations. Very fast-growing but short lived as a result of borer attack.
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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