Tree to around 15m high. Shoots with glandular hairs, leaves to approx. 60cm long, leaflets 9~17, serrulate with teeth often sparse. Male catkins to around 15cm long, hairy. Female catkins 9~22-flowered, generally hairy with purplish hairs; stigmas 6~7mm long, prominent, pink. Fruit 2.5~4cm long.
Gravity, water dispersed seeds, possibly pigs & possums.
Seedlings in vicinity of parent.
Stumps will coppice freely without treatment. Work downstream.
1. Hand pull small plants. Mulch.
2. Cut and stump paint (5g metsulfuron/1L).
3. Drill & fill 1 hole /150 mm diam (5 g metsulfuron).
4. Spray small plants (5g metsulfuron+10ml penetrant/10L) summer only.
Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.