Allocasuarina tortiramula – Twisted She-oak


The twisted she-oak is a small shrub, with interesting twisted and spreading branches and a dense canopy. Rare in the wild and restricted to a small area in SW Western Australia. Grows in a Mediterranean climate.

Scientific Name:Allocasuarina tortiramula
Common Name:She-oak
Other Common Names:Twisted She-oak
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.7 metre
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Brown
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Seed eating birds, Lizards



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