Acacia, Cootamundra Wattle (Acacia baileyana), packet of 5 seeds


Family:  Legume (Fabaceae)

Hardy to zones 8 to 11, otherwise grown in potted culture and protected from hard frost

(Golden Acacia, Bailey Acacia)  Nitrogen-fixing tree native to New South Wales, flowering en-masse with golden flowers to a height of  20 feet. Drought tolerant pioneer plant that improves the soil and can be used in rehabilitation.  Traditional use:  Wood used in crafting shields, spears and kitchen utensils.  Pods ground and made into a paste with water for treating skin rash.  Dyeplant.  Tree prefers sun to part shade and well-drained soils.  Scarify seeds by dropping in just-boiled water (you will not hurt them) and allow to soak overnight, then plant in fast-draining mix.  Keep warm and in the light.  Germ in 1 to 3 weeks.  Work up in pots.  Space 15 feet apart.

Packet of 5 seeds, open-pollinated, untreated, NO GMO’s


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