Noodles is a dwarf shrub, growing to only half to a metre high, and is a great easy care landscaping plant. It has grey green wiry foliage that creates interesting textural effects in the garden. Grows in full sun to part shade, and does well in most soil types as long as it gets good drainage. Good for coastal sites, and tolerates dry spells once established. Feed with a good low phosphorus native fertilizer.
|Scientific Name:||Allocasuarina verticillata|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 1 metre|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped, Weeping|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Windbreak, Attractive foliage|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Seed eating birds, Lizards|
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