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Photo of Acacia lanigeraAcacia lanigera

Woolly Wattle

Description: Rounded shrub usually less than 1 m. Young growth is densely woolly. Phyllodes narrow, to 6 cm. Small golden ball-shaped flowers occur in spring.
Distribution: NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Regular pruning will keep this hardy shrub in good shape.
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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