Wholesale Cupaniopsis or ‘Tuckeroo’
Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes is the ‘Tuckeroo’, it is an Australian Native tree and even the name sounds Australian. A small tree to between 5 and 15m depending on soil, species and growing conditions this is a very hardy and useful landscaping tree.
A broad spreading crown makes them a wonderful shade tree. They grow well on the coast, are drought and frost tolerant and cope well with both heat and pollution. A reasonably fast growth rate and a goos natural growth habit make this an appealing tree in many landscaping situations.
Foliage is a glossy green with large leaves, the dense foliage makes this an excellent shade tree. The trunk is smooth and grey. Green to pale yellow flowers in spring are followed by orange berries which hang in large clusters.
Care and Pruning
- Plant Type – Tree
- Country of origin – Australia, NSW, QLD, NT
- Common Name – Tuckaroo
- Growth Rate – Slow to medium
- Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen
- Soil – Free draining
- Position – Full sun
- Height – 5 – 15m
- Width 5m crown
- Habit – Upright tree.
- Drought tolerant – Yes
- Coastal Conditions – Yes.
Tuckeroo Varieties / Cultivars
- Cupaniopsis parvifolia ‘Small leaved Tuckeroo’,
- Cupaniopsis flagelliformis ‘Brown Tuckeroo’
- Cupaniopsis newmanii ‘Long leaved Tuckeroo’.
- Cupaniopsis anarcardiodes is sometimes called ‘Carrot wood’
Tuckeroo are available from the following Wholesale Nurseries
Phone: 0411 435 314
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