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Longer living Wattle tree

Acacia coriacea (commonly known as the hardy tall Wirewood Tree) is one of the longer lived Wattles which thrives in arid and mostly inhospitable regions with long dry seasons and monsoonal wet seasons. It grows well on the banks of creeks and rivers, on coastal dunes and along dry, rocky ridges in the landscape.

One of the features of this tree is its unusual twisted, knobbly, large seed pods containing black and yellow seeds.

Raw Wirewood seeds

The roasted and ground Desert Oak Wattleseed imparts a coffee-like aroma and roasted pork-like taste so is versatile enough to flavour icecream and desserts as well as meats and full-flavoured seafood such as salmon and tuna.

Available for purchase at Taste Australia Bush Food Shop>>