Australian Native - Raspberry Jam Wattle - Acacia acuminata

Australian Native - Raspberry Jam Wattle - Acacia acuminata

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Acacia acuminata or the Raspberry Jam Tree is a fairly slow growing tree that grows to about 5m, however it has been known to grow up to 10m.

This variety of Acacia is know for it's profusion of yellow flowers on cylindrical spikes in late Winter to early Spring. The flowers not only create a wonderful splash of colour but also attract bees and native birds.

When the wood is cut, it has a strong smell similar to that of raspberry jam which is where the common name comes from.

Prefers well drained loam or gravel soil. Will tolerate dry conditions once established.

Full sun, frost hardy.  

Pour hot water over seed and let stand overnight.  Sow in Spring, using quality seedling medium.  Germination approx. 3 - 4 weeks.

10 seeds per packet