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Common Name: Kerrawang
Rulingia dasyphylla is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 3.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Australia - Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Found especially in gullies[
] up to the alpine zone[
Succeeds in most soils and situations in Australian gardens[
This species is hardy to about -7°c in Australian gardens[
], though this cannot be applied directly to British gardens due to our cooler summers that often fail to fully ripen new shoots, and our longer, colder and wetter winters[
The plant makes a fairly useful screen[
The fibrous inner bark has been used to make cordage[
Wood - fairly hard, porous[