A.ptyoclada.JPG (37296 bytes)Acacia ptychoclada: is a member of the Mimosaceae family. This small, erect, slender Wattle may reach a height of two metres. The phyllodes are linear, up to 60 millimetres long, about 1 millimetre in diameter and curved. The flower heads may be globular or egg-shaped, yellow and carried at the base of each phyllode. Flowering occurs in summer and autumn.

Acacia ptychoclada is an uncommon Wattle that is only found in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales where the species grows in swampy areas.

In cultivation Acacia ptychoclada will tolerate both moist and well drained situations.

Propagate from seed and cuttings.

 

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