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ACACIA bancroftii 10g

Bancrofts Wattle

Stock: Available

SKU Code: E 213-10g


AUD $30.00

Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Small slender shrub or tree to 6m

Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram:  Approx. 24

A fast-growing slender small to medium-sized that displays a profusion of lemon-yellow ball-shaped flowers from May to October in its natural range. 
An attractive species of Acacia that occurs naturally in Queensland.
Grows well in most temperate areas, drought and frost resistant.

It prefers light to medium soil that is well-drained moist soils in an open sunny position. 

Grow notes:

Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C.

Acacia seeds germinate readily, however, they do have a hard outer coating that is impervious to water and generally, germination will normally not occur unless the seed is scarified by abrading or pre-treated with boiling water first.

  1. Place the seed in a container and pour in just boiled water and allow to soak overnight.
  2. The swollen seed can then be sown, and re-treat seeds that have not swollen.
  3. Sow seed 3-5mm deep, keep warm & moist but not too wet.
  4. Germination should occur in 10-21 days @ 18-22C.

General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.

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