Acacia rubida

Red-stemmed wattle

 

The Red-stemmed wattle is an erect shrub or small tree to 4 m (16') with yellow flowers in spring and is reported to be very hardy.  New stem growth has a reddish color. The yellow flowers on the red stems is quite nice.  In winter the leaves and stems have a distinctive red color.   Eastern Victoria and Eastern New South Wales

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Erect shrub or small tree 16'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native Victoria, New South Wales
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletSpring blooming species
bulletAttractive new growth with reddish stems
bulletReported as cold hardy
Problem Solving Features
bulletUsed successfully in hydroseeding
bulletFast growing - quick shelter
bulletGood for soil erosion

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* Seed germinates best if given hot water soak or use scarified seed.  Place seed in near boiling water, soak for 24 hrs then sow.  Any floating seeds need additional hot water/soak treatment.  Sow seeds 1/8" deep, germination 2-3 weeks at 70-75 degrees F.
 
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