Cybele salignus (R.Br.) Kuntze
Hakea rubricaulis Colla
Stenocarpus concolor F.Muell.
Stenocarpus moorei F.Muell.
Common Name: Scrub Beefwood
Scrub beefwood is a tall, evergreen shrub or a tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The large bole is buttressed[
The plant yields a valuable timber. It is sometimes grown as a street tree in warm, humid climates.
Australia - New South Wales, Queensland.
Occurs in a variety of habitats ranging from rainforest or monsoon forest to open Eucalyptus forest with a dense mesophyll understorey[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
A plant of the moist subtropics and tropics, it can also succeed in warm temperate, maritime gardens[
Prefers a rich, well-drained soil and a sunny position[
]. The plant is somewhat straggly unless grown in strong light[
Plants grown from seed can take 7 years or more before they begin to flower[
The reddish wood is close-grained, hard and easy to split[
]. It is used for making furniture, walking sticks, veneers, picture frames etc[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe[
]. Fresh seed germinates easily[
Cuttings of half-ripe wood[
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