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Acacia flexifolia

Bent-leaf Wattle

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water soak 12-15hrs
Cover with 2 mm deep potting mix before adding gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates in approx. 5 weeks.
Ideally full sun for 2 hours per day when temperature is below 30°C and shade when temperature exceeds 30°C.

Pests and Disease
 

General information

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimum germination temperature: 25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

November - December

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed remains viable for very long periods (7+ years) stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes