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Acacia cyanophylla

Common name(s): Beach Acacia, Orange Wattle, Golden Willow, Port Jackson Willow

Plant type: deciduous large shrub
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): seed, cutting

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Summer
Cutting maturity: softwood
Rooting hormone: IBA TALC 8000 PPM
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Soil temperature for best rooting: 68-70 degrees F
Time to rooting: 6-8 weeks
Comment: Cutting with heels from vigorous new wood.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: scarification
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-75 degrees F
Comment: Soak seeds in warm water overnight. Seeds should be covered with 1/2 inch of soil.