Acacia cultriformis

Knife leaf Acacia, Knife wattle



A small shrub 8' x 6'.  It produces attractive, bright yellow balls of flowers in the spring.  It also tolerates quite well - preferring a sunny position and well drained soil.  Native in the area of New South Wales and Queensland.  It is hardy, fast growing and freely flowering.  Hardy to about +25 degrees F.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Small shrub to 8'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture 20 inches minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales, Queensland
Family Mimosaceae
Key Benefits
bulletAttractive spring bloomer
bulletUnusual, serrated phyllodes (leaves)
bulletExcellent gray foliage plant
Problem Solving Features
bulletSuitable for hedge
bulletLow water use
bulletFast growing - hide unsightly areas
bulletDrought tolerant

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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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