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Callicoma serratifolia - Andrews.

Common Name Black Wattle
Family Cunoniaceae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Lighter types of rainforest, or moister Eucalyptus forests[156]. Damp places along the sides of streams[260].
Range Australia - Queensland and New South Wales.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Half Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Callicoma serratifolia Black Wattle


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Callicoma serratifolia Black Wattle
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Callicoma serratifolia is an evergreen Shrub growing to 6 m (19ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Mar to June. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Hedge;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

Hedge;  Hedge;  Wood.

The plant can be used for hedging[157]. The wood is used in making wattle and daub housing[156].

Cultivation details

Plants are tolerant of wet soils[260]. In Australian gardens this species prefers a shady position and a humus-rich soil[157]. This species tolerates temperatures down to about -7°c in Australian gardens[157], though this cannot be translated directly to British gardens due to our cooler summers that often do not fully ripen new growth and our longer colder and wetter winters. One report says that it can tolerate temperatures down to about -5°c[260] and so it might succeed outdoors in the mildest parts of the country, though generally it requires cold greenhouse treatment in Britain[1]. A very ornamental plant[1].

Propagation

Seed -

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Andrews.

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