Casuarina Glauca

Common Name : Cousin It

Plant Description

Cousin It is an unusual and extremely tough native ground cover featuring fascinating glaucous green, leafless stems. Cousin it has a spreading cascading habit that makes it perfect for harsh growing conditions where it can grow over unsightly pipes, stumps or any ground obstable with style.

Plant Specifications

  • Plant UsesCoastal and native gardens, slopes, retaining walls, provides good weed supression. Excellent groundcover.
  • Water RequirementsDrought tolerant once established
  • Plant availabilityAvailable now
  • PositionFull sun
  • Height / Width20-30cm high by 60cm-1m wide
  • CareLight frost tolerant. Responds well to extra moisture and general purpose garden fertilisers, but will also tolerate dry conditions. A light prune will keep the plant looking tidy. If planted in the ground, then little irrigation will be needed.
  • SoilAdaptable to most soil types.