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Wyberba Wattle or Velvet Wattle
SKU Code: N 307
Characteristics: Shrub to 3m spread 2m
Seeds per packet: Approx. 30
Seeds per gram: Approx. 105
The Wyberba Wattle has an erect slender stem with an open textured crown and attractive yellow flower spikes that occur profusely during winter and spring.
The phyllodes (leaves) are greyish green 4 cm long ending in sharp hooks.
Occurs naturally in Queensland and NSW.
Clasififed as Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered and Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Prefers light well-drained soil in an open sunny position.
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 that 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.
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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