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syn. Casuarina cunninghamiana
SKU Code: N 221-25g
Characteristics: Tree 10-15 metre spread 6-10m
Flowering season: February to March
Seed per packet: Approx. 75
Seed per gram: Approx: 1200
An attractive native tree with a spreading habit and fine needle-like foliage to ground level.
The female trees produce small rounded fruits containing the seed. Flowering occurs from February to March
A good tree for river banks and waterways. Useful for soil retention and erosion control.
Endemic to the eastern coast of Australia.
Prefers light to medium soil in an open sunny position. Drought and frost resistant and salt tolerant.
Note: Previously known as Casuarina cunninghamiana before being renamed Allocasuarina cunninghamiana.
Best sown in spring avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum temperature for germination is around 22-25°C for this species.
Sow seed on the surface of a porous seed-raising mix.
Sprinkle a very light covering of the seed-raising mix over the seed to hold the seed in place. Do not bury the seed too deeply.
Water with a fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.
Place in a warm shaded or semi-shaded position to avoid dying out.
Keep warm & moist
Germination: 2-6 weeks.
Storing at 3-5°C will maintain the viability of the seed for several years.
These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.
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