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Casuarina glauca 'Cousin It' (Sheoak)

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Plant description

Casuarina glauca Cousin It 4

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Casuarina 'Cousin It' is a prostrate shrub, with an irresistable cascade of foliage. Wonderfully dense, it will out compete weeds  with its ground covering habit. A very adaptable coastal plant, adaptable to most soils. Flowers are insignificant but the foliage more than makes up for it. Great for rockeries or spilling down embankments.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.15 metres
Minimum height: 0.15 metres

Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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