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Casuarina cristata

Description

A handsome tall tree from low-lying areas of plain country in Australia.  Grows well in heavy alkaline clay soils as well as well-drained loamy soils.  Apparently does not like deep sandy soils.  Useful fast growing shelter tree for stock. Excellent for erosion control as it may sucker from the roots.  Attractive large seed pods are used for decoration.

Details

Biological Name: Casuarina cristata
Common Name: Belah
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Height: Variable 20-45'
Width: Variable
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Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): $7.00add to cart

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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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