Allocasuarina verticillata Common / Product Name: Drooping Sheoke
Genus Species: Allocasuarina verticillata
Common / Product Name: Drooping Sheoke
Habit: MEDIUM TREES (MT)
Height x Width: 4 – 10m x 3.00 – 6.00m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Yellow
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.