Herb: Rough-Barked Apple
Latin name: Angophora floribunda
Synonyms: Angophora intermedia
Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtle Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Rough-Barked Apple:Sub-coastal districts, especially on alluvial flats, also to 1200 metres in New South Wales. Found in a variety of habitats, usually on shales and alluvial soils.
Other uses of the herb:A gum is obtained from the trunk, it is used to preserve ropes in water.
Propagation of Rough-Barked Apple:Seed - sow April in a warm greenhouse. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a sunny position in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. If trying them outdoors, plant them out in early summer and give them some protection from the cold for at least their first winter outdoors. Cuttings of mature wood of the current seasons growth in sandy soil in a frame.
Cultivation of the herb:Sub-coastal districts, especially on alluvial flats, also to 1200 metres in New South Wales. Found in a variety of habitats, usually on shales and alluvial soils.
Medicinal use of Rough-Barked Apple:None known
Known hazards of Angophora floribunda:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.