A low growing shrub to small tree from southern Tasmania, and is a tough plant that can withstand waterlogging and drought. It has arching branches with coarse needle leaves. It has red flowers in spring. Does well in heavy soils and can take heavy frost. Grow in full sun to part shade.
|Scientific Name:||Allocasuarina crassa|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 6 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 5 metre|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.