Please note: The project is aimed at revegetating the understorey, therefore only 10% of your order may be made up of medium/tall shrubs eg. In a box of 20 plants only 2 of the plants may be shrub species. Except in Mallee Plains 25% medium/tall shrubs is allowed.

Common name: Drooping Sheoak
Height: 2.5-4m
Width: 1-2m

Description: Tall shrub with drooping dark green “leaves”. Separate male and female plants.  Males have rusty coloured flowers in spring.  Females produce seed cones after a few years.

Growing and distribution: Slow growing but longlived.  Adapted to a range of soils. Need protection from grazing, rabbits when young.

Beneficial attributes: Used by a range of insects and cockatoos.

Specific location issues: Rain over 400mm.