Botanical Name: Allocasuarina media

Common Name: Prom Sheoak

Type: Shrub 1 – 3m


  • Branches are more or less erect
  • Male flowers are spikes, often appearing like a string of beads
  • Smooth-bark differing from A.littorallis
  • Flowers March to October
  • Good low screen
  • Frost tolerant


  • Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moist to wet clay or sandy soils, tolerating better drainage once established

Aboriginal Use:

  • Shoots and young cones were eaten
  • Wood used for implements and weapons
Allocasuarina media – Prom Sheoak