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ACACIA lineata25g

Streaked Wattle 

Stock: Available

SKU Code: A 51-25g

Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Mimosaceae
Characteristics: Small shrub to 2 metres

Seed per packet: Approx. 35
Seed per gram: Approx. 120

An attractive ornamental shrub with a dense bushy habit that performs well in the garden. Flowers occur profusely in a spectacular display of bright yellow balls during spring.

Adaptable to a range of light to medium soil providing it is well drained. Drought tolerant and frost hardy.
Occurs naturally in New Soth Wales, Queenslant and Victoria.

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 seed 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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