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ACACIA craspedocarpa

Hop Mulga or Broad-leaved Mulga

Stock: Available

$4.80

Family: Fabaceae

Subfamily: Mimosaceae

Characteristics: Dense rounded shrub -1-2.5m

Seeds per packets: 10

A dense rounded shrub that displays short golden flower spikes from March to October in its native range. Flowers generally occur in spring or various other times of the year in less harsh conditions.
Broadly elliptical grey phyllodes (leaves) around 2 cm long.

An extremely hardy Acacia that will cope with extreme conditions.

Prefers a light well drained soil in an open sunny postion. Drought and frost tolerant to -7 C

Although seed can be sown most of the year in Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, 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 which 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, re-treat seeds that have not swollen.
  3. Sow the depth of seed keep warm

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