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Dwarf She Oak
SKU Code: N 148
Characteristics: Small dense shrub to 1.5 m
Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram: Approx. 750-800
An attractive small multi-stemmed, low spreading shrub can be grown as a foreground plant in a native garden or an informal hedge. Branchlets are very short, less than 8 cm long with the leaves reduced to whorls of teeth around the stem. Red flowers are followed by smooth fruit cones holding the seed around 22mm long and 12mm wide.
Endemic to New South Wales and Victoria.
Prefers light to medium soil in an open sunny position. Drought, frost-resistant, and salt tolerant.
Note: Previously known as Casuarina nana before being renamed Allocasuarina nana.
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.
Please 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 have been discarded.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels, and more.
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