Acacia macradenia. zig-zag wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Large sprawling shrub
Flowering Time Winter
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Vegetation Communities Grassy woodland, riparian woodland and vine thicket
Soil Types Light-textured and skeletal soils
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Easy to establish on difficult sites. Very fast growing.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Widely used in gardens and for roadside landscapes in south-eastern Queensland. Attractive bright green foliage gives the plant a lush appearancce belying its drought tolerance. Impressive flowering display. Too large for small gardens.
Other Values
Water Deficit high
Compaction average to high
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -3 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 41
Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment boiling water or scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-21
Direct Seeding easy