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Photo of Acacia kettlewelliaeAcacia kettlewelliae

Buffalo Wattle

Description: Large shrub to 6 m, occasionally taller. Silvery phyllodes 5-9 cm long, narrow and slightly curved. Bears yellow flowers in late spring.
Distribution: NSW, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Good foliage plant.
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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