Common Names: Cousin it
Casuarina galuca is an Australian native plant. Casuarina galuca is an unusual and extremely tough native ground cover featuring fascinating glaucous green, leafless stems! Casuarina galuca has a spreading cascading habit that makes it perfect for harsh growing conditions where in can effectively grow over unsightly pipes, strumps or any ground obstacle with style!
Position: Adaptable to most soil types, prefers a full sun position.
Habit: Spreading, cascading habit.
Use: Ideal for pots and gardens, including banks and retaining walls and all ground cover situation. Provides good weed suppression.
Care: Casuarina galuca responds well to extra moisture and general purpose garden fertiliser, but will tolerate dry conditions. A light prune will keep the plant looking tidy. If planted in the ground, then little to no irrigation will be needed after the initial establishment period.
Casuarina galuca characteristics:
- Full sun
- Light frost tolerant
- Drought tolerant
- Height to 10cm
- Width to 1m