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ACACIA guinetii 25g

Priority 4: Rare, Near Threatened
Golden Gravel Wattle

Stock: Available

SKU Code: E 101-25g

AUD $38.00

Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Variable shrub 30 cm to 2 m

Seed per packet: Approx. 50
Seed per gram:  Approx. 265

A very ornamental species with dense foliage of small phyllodes (leaves) that produces bright golden yellow flowers that occur from June to October.
Although it was not commonly cultivated it is becoming more popular for its ornamental value in native landscapes as well as being well suited for rockeries and small gardens.
A small spreading or prostrate shrub can be variable in height from 30 cm to 2 metres depending on the conditions.

Priority 4 species:  Rare, Near Threatened and other species in need of monitoring.

Occurs naturally in the region of the Geraldton Sandplains in Western Australia.

Prefers light well-drained soil in positions from partial shade to full sun. Drought resistant and light frost tolerant.

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 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 the seed and keep warm & moist but not 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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