Acacia lanigera. hairy wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Small-medium rounded shrub
Flowering Time Late winter-spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Sclerophyll communities.
Soil Types Generally on sandy or skeletal soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Extremely tolerant of dry, rocky sites and subsoil conditions, therefore useful for direct seeding on hostile sites such as mining and roadside revegetation projects.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Under-utilised compared to some better known acacias. Very showy in flower and relatively long-lived compared to many acacias. The silvery-hairy seed pods are very attractive. Compact form and tolerates pruning.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer.
Tolerances
Water Deficit extremely high
Compaction average
Waterlogging low
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment heat/scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees
Direct Seeding easy