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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Acacia steedmanii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
br. YELLOW glob. heads, profuse
to 5cm.x5mm., glauc.
to 10x2.5cm., glauc.
|Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
|Acacia steedmanii sales history
Common names for Acacia steedmanii:
|Silver-grey Wattle, Steedman's Wattle,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|27||: Acacia Seed List|
|165||: Shady Condition 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 steedmanii seeds will usually germinate in 21 days.
Soak Acacia steedmanii 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.