Atalaya hemiglauca. whitewood

Family Sapindaceae
Description Fast growing, short-lived medium upright shrub
Flowering Time spring
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Vegetation Communities Grassy woodlands and myall woodland
Soil Types Generally on heavier soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Usually occurs as scattered trees or sometimes dominating in groves. Commonly suckers
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very handsone small tree, attractive winged fruit. Tolerates heavy pruning
Other Values Good fodder tree although excessive consumption can cause toxicity
Tolerances
Water Deficit very high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 10 (whole fruit)
Viability Period reputed to be around 1 year
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 7-21
Direct Seeding easy