Flindersia australis (Crows Ash)
by Andrew Scales | May 27, 2010
Flindersia australis (Crows Ash, Australian Teak)
||Flindersia australis(Crows Ash, Australian Teak)
||Can reach up to 40m high but generally only 10m in 25 years in Sydney
||Queensland and New South Wales (Sub-Tropical Rainforest at low altitude)
||Sunny position or partial sunlight.
||Tolerates full sun / filtered sun.
||A very hardy tree that is ideal as a shade tree. Can be grown as a street tree, wind break or simply used as a feature specimen. Bird and butterfly attracting tree.
||The stem is erect with a rounded crown and bears masses of small white flowers in spring. The leaves are glossy dark green with a paler under surface. Woody and spikey capsules look like little durians, 7–10 cm long.
Flindersia australis leaves and fruit.