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Acacia farnesiana

Common name(s): Sweet Acacia, Popinac, Opopanax, Huisache, Cassie, Sponge Tree

Plant type: semi-evergreen small tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

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 1/4-1/2 inch of soil.