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Casuarina equisetifolia

Common name(s): Australian Pine, Horsetail Casuarina, Shortleaf Ironwood

Plant type: evergreen large tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: none
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Comment: Cover seeds with 1/4 incg of soil.