Acacia brownii "Heath Wattle-TREES-50 seeds

Acacia brownii "Heath Wattle-TREES-50 seeds

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ACACIA BROWNII

“Heath Wattle”

Family: Fabaceae

Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C (Avoid the coldest and hottest temps).

Position:  Open & sunny once matured.

Preparation: Soak in warm water for 4 hours. Scarify seeds that don’t swell. Smoke treatment may help germination.

Sowing: 2mm deep.  Cover very lightly with soil. Warm, shaded or semi-shaded position while sprouting. 

Care:  Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed. 

Sprouting: 10-28 days. 

 

Alternative scientific names (syn); Acacia brownei, Acacia ulicifolia v brownei

Alternative common names: “Prickly Moses” and Dwarf Prickly Moses” 

Widespread in eastern NSW as well as Queensland and Victoria. Shrub to 1m with needles approx.. 2.5cm long and round golden yellow flowers.  Quite prickly, making it a habitat plant for small fauna and other lifeforms and areas that require protection. Effectively used for hedging and barriers. Delicate looking but tough and cold-hardy. Prefers sands to clay loams.

****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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