Some basic measurements of full size phyllodes
length: 170mm roughly (measuring around the curve not from end to end not sure what the go is here regarding measuring)
width 25mm at widest point
flowers are just coming on now, possibly a bit early as it says april - august but i figure it may be starting a bit earlier than most or just take a while to develop flowers further. They are globular and there are two sets of flowers coming from each leaf node. Check the pictures for a bit better of an idea. There is a fair few terms i am unfamiliar with in the ID Table so i may be a bit wrong. Obviously as is was cast into the garden i can't recall the seeds at all though i do remember collecting ones similar to these as well as quite coiled ones that season, i was not really able to id them as i was even more of a noob then xD
but the pictures seem to match the right down to the phyllode tips starting pointed but over time seeming to get damaged and brown off then slowly wear away to leave an almost rounded tip on some of the older branches.
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RBG Sydney - Acacia Falcata
close-up of the flowers
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Picture of the plant itself... Can tell they love being in the ground. This one started the same time as my A. Podalyriifolia which are in pots and the pods are only around 30cm tall whereas this one now stands over me
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some phyllodes etc
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more pictures of any part can be taken as it's just out the back i am just curious as i think i know where more are and they are a beautiful tree this one seems to be growing perfectly symmetrical with a king of greyish green sheen to it. plus i think i know where they are which could mean seeds in a few months to try another run.
Edited by DarkSpark, 16 March 2011 - 09:36 PM.