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Acacia implexa

Hickory Wattle

Description: Small to medium-sized tree to 12 m high with light green, sickle-shaped phyllodes to 20 cm. Bears cream ball-shaped flowers in summer.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A very hardy species suitable for bank planting, due to its suckering habit. This may be accelerated if roots are damaged. Needs full sun. Very prone to leaf gall.
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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