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Photo of Acacia mountfordiaeAcacia mountfordiae

Description: Spreading shrub, 2-3 m high by 3 m across with arching branches. The grey-green phyllodes are semi-circular and about 4 cm long. The young growth is purplish-grey. The golden flowers are borne in rods, 3 cm long, in winter.
Distribution: NT.
Propagation: from scarified seed.
Cultivation: A beautiful shrub for a well-drained sunny site in a frost free area. Shrubs have flowered as far south as Coffs Harbour. Foliage is a delightful contrast with other plants.
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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