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Acacia oswaldii

Umbrella Wattle

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

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


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water soak 12-15hrs



Germinates in 3-10 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

Seed Collection Timeframe

December - February

Storage and Ripening

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

Grows from Cuttings