Whitehorse City Council

Tristraniopsis laurina – Kanooka

Small, evergreen tree, upright when young and becoming wide-spread with age. Bark is a smooth patchwork of pink-grey and cream. Leaves are dark glossy green and flowers are small and yellow, appearing in late summer. Can be used under powerlines, not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: generally trouble free
Height: 5m x 5m
Growth Rate: medium
Canopy Density: high
Origin: Victoria to Queensland
Drought Tolerance: average
Water-logging tolerance: high
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: moderate
Pollution tolerance: unknown