A hardy small tree, growing from 3 to 10 metres high, with interesting shaggy rough bark and arching branches. The foliage is fine and makes beautiful sighing sounds in winds. It has male and female plants, the small red female flowers appear in winter. Naturally grows in inland woodlands in north NSW and Queensland. Withstands heavy frost and drought, and doesn’t mind poor soils. Adaptable to most soils but dislikes boggy areas. Has a large root system so should not be planted near drains, paths, buildings etc
|Scientific Name:||Allocasuarina inophloia|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||3 ~ 10 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 6 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Cold climate, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Erosion control|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Seed eating birds|
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