Casuarina Equisetifolia

Casuarina Equisetifolia

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1kg: 500.00

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Scientific or Botanical Name Casuarina equisetifolia
Common Names Horse tail oak, Australian pine tree, Whistling Pine Tree
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Description

Casuarina equisetifolia is an evergreen tree and has a conifer-like appearance. Casuarina is an evergreen tree growing to 6–35 m (20–115 ft) tall. The foliage consists of slender, much-branched green to grey-green twigs 0.5–1 mm (0.020–0.039 in) diameter, bearing minute scale-leaves in whorls of 6–8. The flowers are produced in small catkin-like inflorescences; the male flowers in simple spikes 0.7–4 cm (0.28–1.57 in) long, the female flowers on short peduncles

Key Feature Expect 90 to 100 % Germination Rate
Uses
  • The tree is commonly grown as an ornamental
  • Bark and twigs are used in ayurvedic preparations
  • Note: Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally
  • The seeds are roasted for salt
  • The leaves and green fruit were chewed to stimulate salivation to quench thirst

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