This She-oak comes from both the southwest of Western Australia and the Mallee region of northwest Victoria where it grows along waterways and in swamps. Casuarina obesa is one of the more upright She-oaks and has relatively short branches that become more rounded with age. Casuarina obesa is an ideal windbreak or screening plant for difficult sites. This evergreen tree has a strong tolerance of both salinity and wet soils, and can improve soil quality by lowering saline in below water tables. Casuarina obesa can also tolerate significant frost. Plant Casuarina obesa in an area of full sun, with free draining soils. Casuarina obesa requires minimal maintenance. Water until established. Casuarina obesa can grow to a height of 15 metres and a width of 8 metres.This She-oak comes from both the southwest of Western Australia and the Mallee region of northwest Victoria where it grows along waterways and in swamps. Casuarina obesa is one of the more upright She-oaks and has relatively short branches that become more rounded with age. Casuarina obesa is an...
|Common Name||Swamp She-oak|
|Plant Type||Evergreen / Native Australian Plant / Native West Australian Plant / Outdoor / Perennial / Tree / Wetlands|
|In highlights list||Yes|
|Dimensions||15m high x 8m wide|
|Foliage Colour||Green / Grey|
|Flowering Season||Spring / Winter|
|Foliage Type||Acicular - Needle Shaped|
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