Mt Emu She-Oak

Shrub to 3m

Description:

Endangered shrub, usually found in low heath from Caloundra to Mt Emu South.

Male and female flowers on separate plants, flowers in winter, no stalk on male flower.

Small spike on top of cone.

Prefers wet heath soils eg light to medium clay and sandy loam.

Family: Casuarinaceae

Natural Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest / Heathland

Aspect: Full Sun

Soil/Conditions: Adaptable

Special Features:

  • Hardy Shrub
  • Only occurs naturally on or near Mt Emu
  • Salt & wind tolerant

Garden Styles:

  • Coastal Natives
  • Gardening for Biodiversity
  • Minimalist Architectural
    Listed as Endangered Species
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