Organic Blackwood Acacia Seeds

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From Tasmania. Large tree with cream colored flowers and unique reddish-brown pods

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Blackwood Acacia Melanoxylon Australian Blackwood, Blackwood acacia Description: From Tasmania. Large tree with cream colored flowers and unique reddish-brown pods. This is a wonderful shade tree that compliments any lawn. Zones 9-11. Blackwood is very common tree in Australia, everywhere, even at high altitudes. Growth rate: Fast Flowers: Blooming in March, April or May, the sweetly scented, creamy white flower spikes are large & conspicuous & are lovely against the soft, fresh green foliage. Branches: Crooked Growth Habit: Fast growing and with a dense habit it is ideal for windbreaks. Habitat/ecology: Native to rainforests in Australia, it is best adapted to cooler, moist sites. Light: Dappled shade, part or full sun. Locations: From semi-wet, but well drained sites to dry rocky sites. Care Level: For low maintenance, cold area gardens. Frost Tolerance: Good, to 15` F. Propagation: Propagation is usually carried out from seed. Soil Type: Moist well drained or dry soils. Wildlife Benefits: Attracts seed-eating birds. Fruits: Reddish-brown pods, narrower than leaves, slightly constricted, twisted; seeds almost encircled by pinkish-red seed stalks. Leaves: Broad, leathery, dull phyllodes about 4 - 10 cm long, with 3-5 main veins.

Propagation Notes: Seed should be scarified, pre-soaked for 12 hours in warm water and then sown in a warm greenhouse in March. The seed germinates in 3 - 4 weeks at 25c. As soon as the seedlings are large enough to handle, prick them o

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