PLANTS OF AUSTRALIAN PINE TREE - CASUARINA EQUISETIFOLIA
Tree similar to a conifer mainly used for windbreaks and near the sea. Bonsai. Fast growing tree, fixes atmospheric nitrogen. Wood for fences and firewood. It contains tannin and is astringent. Hardy, sand and salt tolerant.
Semi-perennial tree that can reach 30-35 m in height. Straight trunk with rough bark, fissured. Thin leaves similar to those of the pines. Tiny flowers. Round fruit resembling a conifer cone.