Acacia irrorata. green wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Tall upright shrub to small tree. extremely fast growing.
Flowering Time Summer-Late Winter
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Wet Sclerophyll Forests of various kinds on the coast and adjacent ranges, often riparian.
Soil Types various, often alluvium
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Fast growing coloniser and soil stabiliser. Tolerance of compaction and waterlogging make it valuable for roadside revegetation.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Attractive lush foliage. White flowers are sweetly scented. Flowers at a time of year when few wattles flower.
Other Values Extremely rapid growth rate makes it potential biomass crop.
Water Deficit low
Compaction average-high
Waterlogging high
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
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Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment heat/scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees
Direct Seeding easy