Casuarina equisetifolia, Casuarina muricata, Australian Pine, Ironwood, Horsetail, Iron Wood

Casuarina equisetifolia, Casuarina muricata

Australian Pine, Ironwood, Horsetail, Iron Wood
Family: Casuarinaceae
Origin: Malaysia, Southern Asia, Oceania and Australia
Big tree taller than 20 ftFull sunModerate waterFlood tolerant plantSeaside, salt tolerant plant
Casuarina equisetifolia (Australian Pine) grows best in full sun, requires moderate water and can tolerate occasional flooding or inundation of saltwater. It can thrive in conditions ranging from wet to dry, and can even handle salty sea spray.Casuarina equisetifolia is adapted to grow in USDA Hardiness Zones 9-11. It can grow quite tall, some taller than 50 feet, with a canopy that is dense, perfect for shady and cool atmospheres.

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