Acacia paradoxa. kangaroo thorn

Family Mimosaceae
Description spiny medium shrub. tends to be dense and hedge like when young but often becomes open and spindly with age
Flowering Time Winter/Spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities usually in more open woodlands
Soil Types loams and clays
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Long-lived and valuable species. Excellent bird nesting plant. Present in Central Hunter Valley communities.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Not a particularly attractive species
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -8
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