Acacia penninervis. hickory wattle

Family Mimosaceae
Description Tall erect shrub to small tree. Flowers cream.
Flowering Time Summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Grassy woodland, dry sclerophyll forest as well as wet sclerophyll forest near the coast.
Soil Types Usually on lighter soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very useful revegetation species, tolerates poor substrates and extremely easy to establish via direct seeding.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Fast growing and relaible tall screening plant. Attractive but not spectacular in flower. Flowers in summer when few other natives are in bloom.
Other Values The wood is attractive and millable on large specimens. Fallen pods relished by stock.
Water Deficit high
Compaction low
Waterlogging low
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 10-26
Direct Seeding easy