Acacia decora. western silver wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Small-medium shrub
Flowering Time late winter/early spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities grassy woodlands and forests, particularly those dominated by white box and grey box
Soil Types Often on clays but also sometimes on lighter soils. Sometimes dominates rocky ridges but also found on more fertile flats
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very widespread and important understory component of many woodland communities. Important revegetation species for minesite rehabilitation in the central and upper Hunter.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very attractive and long lived shrub for amenity and garden plantings. A little slower growing than many Acacia species.
Other Values nitrogen fixer
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water/scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 6-25
Direct Seeding easy