Allocasuarina crassa – She-oak

A low growing shrub to small tree from southern Tasmania, and is a tough plant that can withstand waterlogging and drought. It has arching branches with coarse needle leaves. It has red flowers in spring. Does well in heavy soils and can take heavy frost. Grow in full sun to part shade.

Family : Casuarinaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Erosion control
Scientific Name: Allocasuarina crassa
Common Name : She-oak
Height : 6
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance :
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies