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ACACIA howittii 5g

Sticky Wattle.
Threat status Victoria: FFG: Vulnerable (VU)

Stock: Available

SKU Code: N 403-5g


Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Dense shrub or small tree 5-8 metres

Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram:  Approx. 110

An attractive graceful large shrub or small tree that forms a dense, weeping habit reaching a height of 5-8 m that displays bright yellow flowers that occur during August to September in its natural range.
Responds well to hard pruning growing back up to 2 metres in 1 year. Can be used as a hedging plant or is an excellent variety in landscaping.

Endemic to a small portion of the southern Gippsland hills, between Yarram and Tarra Valley in Victoria.

Full sun to part shade but will flower more profusely in full sun. Suited to most soils that are well drained. Frost hardy; will tolerate frosts to -7 C.

Victoria Conservation code: VU - Vulnerable in Victoria: not presently endangered but likely to become so soon due to continued depletion; occurring mainly on sites likely to experience changes in land use which would threaten the survival of the plant in the wild; or, taxa whose total population is so small that the likelihood of recovery from disturbance, including localised natural events such as drought, fire or landslip, is doubtful.

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

If you are unsure what you require to import seed to your county please contact our Export manager who will guide you through the process exports@australianseed.com

We are a registered Export Establishment with an authorised officer which allows us to process Phytosanitary certificates when required.
The purchaser is responsible for clearing the goods through their customs and paying all charges associated with clearing the goods, including any import fees and taxes if applicable.

Australian Seed cannot accept returns due to Australian quarantine restrictions. See the full conditions here.

If you looking for the availability of larger quantities contact us

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