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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Allocasuarina torulosa

Description

Ornamental, slender, upright, medium sized tree with thick, corky bark and large flat topped seed pods. Handsome weeping tree for home gardens and parks. Suitable to most soils and situations. Fast growing and tolerant of moderate frosts. Interesting seed pods.  Seed propagates readily. The wood is used for furniture and baseboards & cupboards in Australia - very attractive grain.

Details

Biological Name: Allocasuarina torulosa
Common Name: Forest Oak
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Fall-winter
Height: Variable 30-45'
Width: Slender
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Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates easily without prior treatments. Lightly cover seed after sowing and drench with a fungicide to prevent "Damping Off".

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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