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Acacia rhetinocarpa


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Acacia
                        Specie: Acacia rhetinocarpa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position; tolerates light frost and alkaline soils

Features: Tiny thick phyllodes; yellow globular flowers late winter?spring

Uses: Shrub borders

Zones: 8-10

Description: Endemic to South Australia, this attractive resinous shrub to 5 ft (1.5 m) high has a dome-shaped spreading habit. It has tiny, thick, resinous phyllodes with a curved upper edge and bears numerous bright yellow globular flowers singly in the axils in lat

Growth Habit: Round domed shrub

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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