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Allocasuarina paradoxa

Green Sheoak

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.



Germinates in 2-6 weeks.
High germination rate.
Full Sun - no shade during germination.

Pests and Disease

Coccoids (Hemiptera) form distinctive galls; these are harmless and treatment is unnecessary.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Storage and Ripening

Once released from cone, seed loses viability quickly. Storage at 3-5°C recommended (may then be viable for 5-10 years).

Grows from Cuttings