Genus Species: Allocasuarina palludosa
Common / Product Name: Shrub or Swamp Sheoke
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 1 – 3m x 1 – 2m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Rust
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.