Acacia Mearnsii 'Black Wattle'-TREE seeds
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
Spreading shrub or tree to 10m high with fern-like leaves and pale yellow or cream flowers in spring to early summer. Moderately frost and drought tolerant, it is found mainly in the drier coastal woodlands of eastern and southern Australia. Ideal for subtropical and warm temperate regions. The world's premier source of tannins, it is nitrogen-fixing and is noted for attracting wildlife but it is not wind-tolerant, prefers moist soil, will handle neutral and very acid soils, as well as nutritionally poor soil, and cannot grow in the shade. The Gum and Seeds are considered edible. The gum is eaten and dissolved in water and used to make drinks
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****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.