Acacia neurophylla subsp. neurophylla (syn. Racosperma neurophyllum) | 25 seeds
Arkham’s Botanical is very pleased to add another EU exclusive to our range! This time the sought-after Acacia neurophylla subsp. neurophylla (syn. Racosperma neurophyllum).
A one to five-metre-tall perennial erect shrub or small tree of the Fabaceae which is native to Western Australia, the species comprises two distinct subspecies which really do deserve more attention! These are subsp. neurophylla and subsp. erugata. Both prefer to grow in yellow sand and laterite, especially in agricultural fields, granite outcrops, roadsides, sandy heaths, savanna, scrubland and woodland. The species tolerates drought well and, as with many other Acacia, is fairly easy to cultivate from seed, provided germination pre-treatment is observed.
This low spreading shrub forms narrow elliptical phyllodes, between five to fifteen centimetres long and roughly half to one centimetre wide. Its lovely cylindrical yellow flowers appear between May and November, growing to roughly five centimetres in both length and diameter. They’re followed by straight, five centimetre to eight centimetre long by roughly five millimetres wide seedpods.
All the seed sold by Arkham’s Botanical was freshly and ethically sourced in 2018-2019