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ACACIA denticulosa

Sandpaper Wattle
Threatened species, rare in the wild

SKU: A 8
Stock: In Stock

Family: Fabaceae.
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Small to medium shrub 1-3 m

Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram: Approx. 44

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

As the common name suggests the leaves are rough and actually feel like sandpaper. Flowering occurs from late winter to early spring and produces a spectacular display of dense, curved, yellow flower spikes.

Endemic in small populations to the Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie and the Swan Coastal Plain regions of Western Australia.

Suited to the hottest part of the garden. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate temperatures down to -7°C. Tip pruning will make the plant bushier.

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora - Extant) Threatened and categorised as rare in the wild.
Image kindly supplied by Tatiana Gerus (Tatters) CC BY-SA 2.0

Pre-treatment: Hot Water
Place the seed in a container, pour in just boiled water, and allow to soak overnight.
The swollen seed can then be sown, and seeds that have not swollen can be re-treated.
Sow seed 3-5mm and keep moist. Germination should occur in 10-21 days @ 18-22C.

*Please note:

  • Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
  • As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to keep them moist but not too wet.
  • These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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