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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Acacia mellifera is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, in spikes, spring to summer
pale BROWN papery pod
BLUE-GREEN lvs., very thorny shrub-tree..sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 8
Height, in feet: 26.40
|Acacia mellifera sales history
Common names for Acacia mellifera:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
|11||: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|27||: Acacia Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|61||: Economic Fodder Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Acacia mellifera seeds will usually germinate in 21 days.
Soak Acacia mellifera seeds 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.