Acacia_concurrens.JPG (39878 bytes)Acacia concurrens: is a member of the Mimosaceae family and is found on the North Coast of New South Wales and south-east Queensland.

Acacia concurrens is a medium to tall shrub with large phyllodes up to 16 centimetres long and three centimetres wide. They are curved, glossy green with prominent nerves or veins. The lower two veins converge near the base. There is a small gland also near the base.

Yellow flowers are carried in moderately dense spikes. The flowering period is late winter to early spring.

Both foliage and flowers are attractive features. Although a coastal species our specimen has survived and thrived through a number of frosty winters.

Acacia concurrens could be grown in native hedges and also used as a screening plant.

Propagate from seed and probably cuttings.

 

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