Acacia falcata. sickle wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Fast growing, short-lived medium upright shrub
Flowering Time early Winter
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Vegetation Communities Sclerophyll communities, mostly in coastal areas but extending to the tablelands also.
Soil Types Generally on heavier soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values A very important revegetation species. Extremely fast coloniser and therefore useful for direct seeding. Widely used in mining and roadside revegetation projects.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Useful for its off-season flowering but not a particularly attractive species.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer. Cover crop for frost sensitive species.
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging low
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water or scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 6-20
Direct Seeding easy