Acacia Decurrens-Black Wattle-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds
Acacia Decurrens-Black Wattle-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

Acacia Decurrens-Black Wattle-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

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ACACIA DECURRENS

“Black Wattle”

 

Family: Fabaceae

 

Sowing temp: 25C

 

Position:  Light Shade to Full Sun; Well Drained.

 

Preparation: Soak in boiling water 10-15 hours before sowing or scarify.

 

Sowing: 1mm deep.  Cover very lightly with soil.

 

Care:  Keep moist but not wet.

 

Sprouting: 6-25 days.

 

Frost hardy to -7 °C, Acacia decurrens is a fast growing, making it an ideal quick growing hedge or screening plant. A hardy Acacia and suited to most conditions, it prefers a warm and temperate climate with moist, free draining soil.  Widespread to New South Wales and Queensland although it has become naturalised in parts of Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory.

A medium sized tree with a grey trunk and fine feathery leaves. Masses of golden yellow ball shaped flowers occur during spring.  These flowers are considered edible.  They are rich in pollen and can be used to make fritters.  The flowers can also be used to create a yellow dye and the seeds can be used to create a green dye.

 

The Chakra Garden cannot take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. 

Always seek advice from a professional before eating or using a plant medicinally.

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.


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