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SKU Code: A 19
Characteristics: Shrub 3 m spread 2 m
Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per grams: Approx. 27
An erect smooth stem with a compact crown and pale yellow flower balls that occur on long stalks in summer.
The phyllodes ( leaves) are narrow, greyish green 5 cm long
This Acacia is one of the main three used in the bush food industry. Wattle seed has a nutty taste and is used as a coffee substitute, in flour mixes, cakes, and in sauces.
Occurring over most states of Australia.
Suited to a wide range of soils but prefers medium to heavy soils in an open sunny position. Drought and frost resistant.
Please Note: Although many of the traditional Bush Food and Medicine plants are now commercially produced in various forms we recommend you re-search these before using them as any form of food or medicine. Some parts of the plant may not be edible or some may need to be prepared before they are safe to eat or use in any way. We do our best to describe their traditional & modern uses. It is the purchaser's responsibility to ensure they are fit for their intended use.
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.
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