Acacia triptera. spurwing wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description dense, sprawling medium shrub
Flowering Time Winter/Spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Sclerophyll forest
Soil Types sands and gravels, sometimes with a clay component and poor drainage
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Common in parts of the upper Hunter region e.g. near Sandy Hollow. Dense prickly foliage makes it an excellent habitat species
Amenity / Ornamental Values very interesting foliage but extremely spiky
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average to high
Waterlogging average to high
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5
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