Australian Red Cedar or Toon Tree
Toona ciliata syn australis
(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List)
A native of New South Wales and Queensland where it prefers heavy, moist soils in a protected, sunny position. It is drought and frost resistant.
A tall, deciduous tree, it grows to a height of 40 metres with a spread of 5 metres. Its stem is erect and frequently buttressed, with spreading branches and greyish-brown, scaly bark; the leaves are dark, glossy green and divided by lanceolate leaflets 12.5cm long; the flowers are white, fragrant, five-petalled and 0.8cm long occurring in terminal clusters in spring; the fruit is dry and winged.
This is a magnificent tree if you have the room to grow it.
Offered is a packet of approx. 30 seeds with grownotes.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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|Plant Habit:||Tree||Common Name:||Australian Red Cedar|
|Climate:||Sub-tropical, Temperate||Season of Interest:||Spring|
|Species:||ciliata (australis)||Soil Type:||Clay, Loam, Peat|
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