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Blackwood - Wet sites

Acacia melanoxylon

Blackwood is one of the best-known members of the wattle family.

It is a striking and valuable timber, which is widely used in the building and craft industry.

The wattle is a densely foliaged tall tree with yellow flowers occurring from July to October.

Blackwood grows at its best in the blackwood swamp forests of Northwest Tasmania.

  • Average No.seeds/gram: 60
  • Average germs/kg: 35,000
  • Mature tree height: 5-50m.