Hanging Casuarina Plant
Hanging Casuarina Available at Nursery Nisarga!
The Hanging Casuarina plant is a very attractive and evergreen tree textured evergreen foliage, that looks like the feathers on the bird., beautifully grow downward and have excellent commercial values, because it is highly versatile and can adapt to any environment. It improves soil conditions and can prevent soil erosion. They are unusual for their elongated thorn like foliage and also used as an ornamental purpose.
More about Casuarina:
Casuarina is a genus of 17 tree species in the family Casuarinaceae, native to Australia, the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, islands of the western Pacific Ocean, and eastern Africa. Casuarina is widely used as a bonsai subject, particularly in South-east Asia and parts of the Caribbean. Indonesian specimens and those cultivated in Taiwan are regarded among the best in the bonsai world. The wood of this tree is used for shingles, fencing, and is said to make excellent hot-burning firewood. At Online Plants we have the largest retail range of this unusual native shrub. Excellent in well drained, sandy soils. They are unusual for their elongated thorn like foliage and also used as an ornamental purpose. Casuarina have the ability to grow and develop extensive root systems in very poor or sandy soils, and to completely cover the ground with its “needles”, it is often used to stabilize soils in erosion prone areas or on sand dunes.
Casuarinaceae, the beefwood family of dicotyledonous flowering plants, with two genera (Casuarina, 30 species; Gymnostoma, 20 species) of trees and shrubs, many of which have a distinctly pinelike aspect when seen from afar.
How to grow:
Lights: Casuarina plant loves to grow in bright light.
Watering: Water every alternate day.
Fertilizers: Use organic fertilizer, in every 3 months.