Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes – Tuckeroo

 

The tuckeroo is a useful small tree for coastal plantings in warm areas. It has attractive glossy green large leaves, smooth grey bark, and a spreading crown shape, making it a good shade and street tree. It has green-yellow flowers in spring followed by decorative orange-yellow seed pods in summer. A good low maintenance plant rarely troubled by pests or disease.

Scientific Name:Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes
Family:Sapindaceae
Common Name:Tuckeroo
Other Common Names:Beach tamarind
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:8 ~ 15 metres
Width:3 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Green
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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