Swamp Oak (Casuarina glauca)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 32 feet, rarely to 65 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Small oval, brown cones.
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Useful for timber production
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Salt tolerant


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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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