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syn. Casuarina cunninghamiana
SKU Code: N 221
Characteristics: Tree 10-15 metre spread 6-10m
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.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 22-25°C for this species.
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.