Acacia salicina. coobah

Family Mimosaceae
Description Small to medium tree often with irregular branching habit and weeping branches. Long-lived.
Flowering Time late summer-winter
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Vegetation Communities Grassy woodlands, riparian zones and floodplains
Soil Types Generally on soils of medium texture and fertility.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Important species for soil stabilisation in riparian environments.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Individual specimens are highly variable but the best forms are extremely attractive.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer. Foliage and pods eaten by stock. Attractive timber for craft uses.
Tolerances
Water Deficit average to high
Compaction average
Waterlogging high
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 15
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water or scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 4-30
Direct Seeding easy