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Photo of Acacia prominensAcacia prominens

Gosford wattle

Description: Tall shrub or small tree to 8 m, often spreading, with lanceolate phyllodes to 6 cm. Yellow ball-shaped flowers occur in spring.
Distribution: New South Wales.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Fast-growing screen plant. Needs dense shade and plenty of moisture but reasonable drainage.
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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