Allocasuarina littoralis – Black She-oak, River Black-oak

The Black She-oak is a medium sized fast growing casuarina with slightly pendulous thin branchlets.

Useful as a light screening plant and can grow in both inland and coastal areas. It is a relatively fast growing tree making it very suitable for planting along roadsides.

A tough and fast growing medium sized tree, suitable for both coastal and inland areas. It has fine soft needles which make a lovely sighing noise in winds. Tolerates frost down to -5.

Uses: An excellent choice for roadside plantings and for parks and farms, very good for windbreaks.


Dimensions: Height: 7 – 10 metres |  Width: 2 – 4 metres

Flowering: Male produces red flowers in spring, female small spiky cones.

Aspect: Grows fastest in a full sun.
Soil type: Good for a wide range of soil types but does not like soggy soils.
Planting rates: 0.2/m2

Maintenance: Needs some extra water to establish and does best in well drained soils.

Available sizes: tubestock, 140mm pots, 200mm pots, 25L
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale  Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.