Also known as
Acácia-negra, Australian acacia, Australische Akazie, Swartwattel, Uwatela
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Black Wattle Overview
This is a small or large evergreen tree. It usually grows to around 6m to 25m tall but can reach to a height of 25m.
How to propagate Black Wattle
Propagate by seed in the spring.
Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Black Wattle
Grown as an ornamental, for firewood, and for tannin. It has an important place in the ecology of its native Australia, binding soils and fixing nitrogen after wildfires and acting as a food source habitat for many native birds, marsupials and invertebrates.