Search form

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Update

Read latest updates on our response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

Scrub She-oak

image by: 
Kevin Sparrow
Allocasuarina paludosa

An open to dense shrub with smooth bark and grey/green branchlets that grows to 3 metres. The ribs on the branchlets are grooved. Furrows densely downy. The plants are male and/or female. The brown male flowers are spikes of 1-4cm long at the end of branchlets, whilst the red female flowers occur along the branchlets. This shrub grows in moist to wet clay and sandy soil in full sun. It is commonly used as a dense screen plant in poorly drained positions and for bird habitat.

Type: 
Shrub
Height: 
1 - 2m
Maintenance: 
Medium
Flowering Time: 
Autumn
Winter
Spring
Light: 
Sun
Water Requirement: 
Medium
Tolerates: 
Heavy and Clay soil
Sandy Soil
Full Coastal Exposure
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Birds
Plant Origin: 
Local Native
Natural Occurence: 
Vic/NSW/SA/Tas

Engage with Warrnambool

Council Enterprises

Council runs and manages a number of Enterprises for the benefit of our residents and visitors.
Explore everything that Warrnambool has to offer below.

Experience Warrnambool

Festivals and Events

What's On in Warrnambool