B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - tree
Flower: WHITE glob. heads, spring-summer
Fruit: leathery pods
Foliage: flat-topped tree, bark BROWN to BLACK...sow in spring
Height in meters: 15
Common names for Acacia abyssinica:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
27: Acacia Seed List
37: South African Native and Introduced Plants
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
Acacia abyssinica seeds will usually germinate in 21 days. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 25°C.
Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
Soak in warm water for 4 hours.