Acacia decurrens tree seed Acacia bark, Early black wattle, Green wattle, Sydney wattle, Wattle bark, Tan wattle Golden teak,Brazilian teak
Uses for it include chemical products, environmental management and wood. The flowers are edible and are used in fritters. An edible gum oozes out of the tree's trunk and it can be used as a lesser-quality substitute for Gum Arabic, for example in the production of fruit jelly. The tree's bark has astringent properties, but it has to be stored for a year before it can be made use of. The bark contains about 37-40% tannin. The flowers are used to produce yellow dye and the seed pods are used to produce green dye. An organic chemical compound called kaempferol is what gives the flowers of Acacia decurrens their color
Medium sized tree to 15 m high,, gree trunk and fine feathery leaves.
Masses of golden yellow ball shaped flowers in spring.
A hardy Acacia and suited to most conditions.
Fast growing and frost hardy to -7 c.
Ideal as a quick growing hedge ort screening plant.