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ACACIA mountfordae

Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: A 44

Family: Fabaceae

Subfamily: Mimosaceae

Characteristics: Multi-stemmed shrub or small tree to 4 m

Seeds per packets: 20

Typically a multi-stemmed shrub or a small tree to 4 metres high with dark grey bark on the trunk and golden flower spikes 30-45 mm long from late June to late September in is natural range.

Phyllodes (leaves) either straight or slightly curved 25 to 55 mm long and 10-22 mm wide.

This Acacia was named in 1948 by Raymond Louis Specht on an expedition to Oenpelli after Mrs Mountford the wife of anthropologist Charles Pearcy Mountford (1890-1976) who both accompanied Specht on that expedition.

A rare Acacia that is limited in range to the vicinity of the Oenpelli Mission in the West Arnhem Land of the Northern Territory where is relatively common on the sandstone escarpments.

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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