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Photo of Acacia leprosaAcacia leprosa

Description: May reach tree proportions, but more usually a large shrub with erect, slender habit to 5-6 m. Lanceolate phyllodes about 9 cm. Bears yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: Vic., NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny, reasonably well drained positions in most soils. Very hardy 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