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Casuarina cunninghamiana

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Casuarina cunninghamiana

Cascun
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
A10
Size: 20cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.92 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.82 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Casuarina cunninghamiana River Sheoak, River Oak, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Pendulous, Upright

Description:
Australian native tree that naturally occurs around riverbanks. It has drooping, needle-like branchlets. Foliage is grey-green and bark a rough dark brown. Tree is self mulching and suppresses any other plants growing under the root zone it is a nitrogen fixing tree and the root system can stabilise loose soil. Plant on its own as a feature tree or in a cluster. A feature of this tree is the whistling sound it makes as the wind blows through it.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Popular in Australia because of tolerances. Adapts to all soil types, even clay. Generally trouble free

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Casuarinaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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