PlantsAllocasuarina→Desert Oak (Allocasuarina decaisneana)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 25 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Other: 1 to 4 inch, brown cylindrical cones.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Brown
Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Juvenile tree, tall and slender - centre of photograph

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Location: Watarrka N.P., N.T., AustraliaDate: 2014-06-15Juvenile tree, tall and slender - centre of photograph
By carolem
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