Acacia flexifolia. bent-leaf wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Small spreading shrub, relatively long-lived
Flowering Time Winter-spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Grassy woodland, dry sclerophyll forest and mallee communities
Soil Types Often on skeletal soils of medium texture
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Persists in the understorey as a long-lived shrub.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very attractive lemon-yellow flowering display. Non-descript when not in flower but the foliage is interesting up close.
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade medium
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 86
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-30
Direct Seeding easy