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|
|Other Common Names:||Twisted She-oak|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.7 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|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|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Seed eating birds, Lizards|
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