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ACACIA kempeana 10g

Witchetty Bush

Stock: Available

SKU Code: N 516-10g


Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Fast-growing Shrub 3 to 5 metres.

Seed per packet: Approx 30
Seed per gram: Approx. 100

A fast-growing spreading shrub with many stems or small trees typically to a height of 3 to 5 m that produces right golden rods of cylindrical flowers occur in clusters 2 to 4cm long between January or April and September depending on conditions. Flowers are followed by papery pods. The pods are around 7 cm long and contain the seed.

Like most species of Acacia, it has phyllodes rather than true leaves.
The phyllodes are blue-green phyllodes that are slightly curved, broad and blunt 10 cm long.

Occurrs predominantly in the arid and semi-arid regions of central and northern Australia with pockets occurring in all states except Tasmania.

Prefers well-drained soil in an open sunny position, drought and frost tolerant. 

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.

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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.

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