Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes – Tuckeroo


The tuckeroo is a useful small tree for coastal plantings in warm areas. It has attractive glossy green large leaves, smooth grey bark, and a spreading crown shape, making it a good shade tree. It has green-yellow flowers in spring followed by decorative orange-yellow seed pods in summer. A good low maintenance plant rarely troubled by pests or disease. It can grow large, so should not be planted near drains, paths, buildings etc

Family : Sapindaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes
Common Name : Tuckeroo
Height : 15
Flower Color : Yellow, Green
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects