Acacia pravissima. Ovens wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Medium to large shrub, overall rounded in shape but throws out individual branches creating a rather irregular form.
Flowering Time Late winter-spring
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Vegetation Communities Sclerophyll and woodland communities generally at higher altitudes.
Soil Types Variable
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Fast growing primary coloniser
Amenity / Ornamental Values Attractive flowers and foliage. Its semi-weeping form is also quite attractive if a little ungainly.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer.
Tolerances
Water Deficit average
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -8 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 57
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water or scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 10-26
Direct Seeding easy