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Casuarina obesa

Swamp Sheoak

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

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




Germination usually occurs within 6 weeks.
Full sun - do not shade in early germination stages.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimum germination temperature 25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

Year Round

Storage and Ripening

Seed loses viabilty quickly once released from cone. Storage at 3-5°C reccomended.

Grows from Cuttings