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Casuarina glauca

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Wantirna
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 24
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.72 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.20 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Casuarina glauca Groundcover Sheoak, Swamp Sheoak, Grey Oak, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees TBA

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, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Wetlands, 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: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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