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Acacia farnesiana (Sweet Acacia) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Acacia farnesiana

Mealy Wattle, Needle Bush, Sweet Acacia

In Stock: 3.357 lb (Total:3.357lb)
  • Acacia farnesiana

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3.36 lb

Details

Germination:
91%
Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
5,689
Quantity:
3.36 lb
Collected in:
India
Crop year:
2021
Min. hardiness zone:
8
Item ID:
1830046

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England (Great Britain and Northern Ireland), United Kingdom

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let cool in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: none required
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Acacia farnesiana, also known as Mealy Wattle, Needle Bush, or Sweet Acacia, is a versatile and aromatic plant with a pantropical distribution, originating from Mexico and Central America. One of its unique features is the numerous thorns along its branches. The plant produces deliciously scented essential oil, Cassie, with a fragrance of violets. The oil is widely used in European perfumery and employed for preparing violet bouquets. A mature plant can produce up to 9 kg of flowers each year. The flowers yield the oil in form of concrete or pomade, used as a perfume or in pomades. In addition to being grown for perfumery, this species is used for erosion control, and the bark and fruit are a source of tannin, used in making dyes and inks, and the woody branches are used in India as toothbrushes. With a life span of 25-50 years and growing up to a height of 8 meters, Acacia farnesiana is a unique and versatile addition to any garden.

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