Acacia buxifolia. box-leaf wattle

Family Mimosaceae/Fabaceae
Description Medium sized upright shrub
Flowering Time Late winter-early spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Dry schlerophyll forests, woodlands, heath.
Soil Types Wide range but most common on sandstones and granites.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Dominant or co-dominant primary colonising shrub, regenerates rapidly after fire. Important species for mining rehabilitation in central tablelands and western NSW
Amenity / Ornamental Values Spectacular in flower. Foliage attractive. Recovers well from severe pruning.
Other Values
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average to low
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -8 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 45
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical-hard seed coat
Treatment none
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 4-17
Direct Seeding