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Cycas revoluta $575.00/1000 seeds – available in stockCycas revoluta 1

Common Name: Sago Palm

The most popular cycad in cultivation. Native to southern Japan, slow growing, dioecious. Dark, rigid, glossy green leaves grow in a crown on a thick trunk. Used as an ornamental plant for gardens, is also a source of sago. Prefers warm temperate to subtropical climates with well-drained soil.

 

Brachychiton discolor $11.00/25 g – now in stockBrachychiton discolor 1

Common Name: Lacebark, Pink Kurrajong

A rainforest tree of eastern Australia from Newcastle to Mackay, growing up to 30 m. Deciduous prior to flowering. Deep pink bell-shaped flowers with no petals appear November to February. Used as an ornamental plant for parks and large gardens. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position but will tolerate a range of soil conditions. Frost tolerant once established.

 

Arthropodium cirratum Matapouri Bay $89.50/1000 seeds – now in stockArthropodium cirratum

Common Name: New Zealand Rock Lily, Renga Lily

An evergreen, hardy, clumping perennial with large green/blue leaves and pink/white star-shaped flowers in spring and summer. Drought tolerant and suitable for coastal conditions, an ideal specimen for lush tropical landscaping, mass plantings, understorey plantings and containers.

 

Cordyline stricta $45.00/1000 seeds – now in stockCordyline stricta 1

Common Name: Slender Palm Lily

Native to south east Queensland and north east New South Wales. An upright plant with narrow, strappy green leaves that fall away from the stem and it grows. In the garden it can grow to 5 m with branching and denser growth however in pots is more likely to grow 2 to 3 m with a more compact habit. Purple panicles of flowers appear in summer, 20 to 40 cm long, followed by black berries. A popular ornamental for gardens and landscaping, grows in sun or shade, prefers moist conditions but is drought tolerant once established. Sensitive to frost.

 

Bothriochloa macra $120.00/kg – upcoming fresh collectionBothriochloa macra 1

Common Name: Redgrass

Native to eastern Australia and New Zealand. A perennial, low growing tussock grass. Slender red stems bearing flowers grow to 1 m during summer and autumn. Highly drought tolerant, regenerates after fire, frost sensitive, long lived and benefits from grazing. Noted for soil conservation in waterways and grazed pastures.

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Agapanthus orientalis Blue – Special Price for March/April $15.50/1000 seeds (normally $17.00/1000 seeds)Agapanthus orientalis Blue White

Agapanthus orientalis White - Special Price for March/April $15.50/1000 seeds (normally $17.00/1000 seeds)

Common Name: African Lily

Native to South Africa. Grows to 1 m high in a clumping habit of long, strappy green leaves about 1 m in length. Flowers are arranged in clusters on stems in summer (November to February). Drought tolerant once established, hardy perennial, low maintenance. Used as background, border and mass plantings, also does well in pots and containers.

 

 

 

 

Caryota urens $185.00/1000 seeds

Caryota urens 1

Common Name: Fish Tail Palm

Native to the Indian Subcontinent and south-east Asia, a single trunk, evergreen palm growing to 12 m. Arching leaves to 6 m long consist of triangular leaflets with jagged edges. Inflorescences about 3 m long emerge at the leaf node, producing pendulous clusters of white flowers. Prefers moist soil, full shade to semi-shade.

 

 

 

 

Bombax malabaricum syn Bombax ceiba $11/25 g, $159/kgBombax malabaricum 1

Common Name: Red Cotton Tree

Native to India. Grows to 25 m tall with some older trees reaching 60 m. Deciduous in winter, scented red flowers cover the tree in spring before new foliage appears. Flowers are followed by a seed capsule containing cotton-like white seed floss, maturing around April. The straight, short trunk is covered with spikes to defend against animals. Used as an ornamental garden and park tree for its mass flower display. Prefers full sun, drought tolerant once established.

 

 

 

 

Austromyrtus dulcis $83.50/1000 seedsAustromyrtus dulcis Fruit 1

Common Name: Midgen Berry, Midyim

Spreading shrub/small tree to 2 m. Native to coastal eastern Australia from Valla, New South Wales to Fraser Island, Queensland. Dark, glossy green leaves with hairy underside. White flowers appear spring/summer, followed by fruit. Fruit are white with blue/black spots and are edible, aromatic with a sweet gingery taste.

 

 

 

 

Canna indica Red $10.00/25 gramsCanna indica 1 Red

Common Name: Canna Lily

Native to South America, Central America, West Indies and Mexico. A perennial, herbaceous plant growing 90 to 180 cm tall, forming large, dense clumps with large green leaves up to 60 x 30 cm with tall flower spikes. A popular cultivated flower in tropical to temperate gardens. Effective at treating industrial waste water, this species can become invasive if released into waterways and wetlands, replacing native species.

 

 

 

 

Brachychiton bidwillii $110/1000 seedsBrachychiton bidwillii 1

Common Name: Little Kurrajong

Native to tropical eastern Australia, a small deciduous tree growing 4 to 5 m with a spread of up to 4 m. Flowers spring through summer while tree is leafless. Flowers are pink to red and vary in size depending on regionality. Drought tolerant and frost tolerant.

 

 

 

 

Melaleuca bracteata $15.00/25 g, $429.00/kgMelaleuca bracteata 1

Common Name: Black Tea Tree

Endemic to northern Australia, a large shrub/tree growing to 10 m. White flower clusters on the end of branches are profuse from August to November. Naturally occurs in riparian vegetation but also grows well in dry and well-drained situations. Used as an ornamental in gardens, essential oil, wood and soil conservation for water courses.

 

 

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Tabebuia argentea $89.50/1000 seeds – March / April harvestTabebuia argentea 1

Common Name: Caribbean Trumpet Tree

Native to South America, a small tree growing to 8 m tall. Silver/grey foliage is deciduous in dry season. Bright yellow flowers form a mass display during winter/spring when the tree is leafless. Used as an ornamental for subtropical and tropical gardens. Can be grown in containers or as a bonsai. Tolerates salt and drought.

 

Feijoa sellowiana $93.50/1000 seeds – April harvest, taking orders nowFeijoa sellowiana 2 Fruit

Common Name: Pineapple Guava

Native to South America, an evergreen perennial small tree to 7 m. Pink/red flowers in spring are followed by green fruit mature in autumn with a sweet aromatic flavour likened to fruit salad. Fruit fall from the tree when ripest and at fullest flavour. Prefers warm-temperate to subtropical climates. Flower petals are also edible and are used in salads. Used as an ornamental garden tree, screening, hedging and wind breaks. Moderately salt tolerant.

 

Acer buergerianum $29.00/25 gramsAcer buergerianum 1 Foliage

Common Name: Trident Maple

Native to eastern China, Japan and Taiwan, a small/medium deciduous tree to 10 m. Autumn foliage is green, red, yellow and orange. Grows upright and slender while young but matures into a rounded tree. Popular for bonsai.

 

Acer campestre $10.00/25 gramsAcer campestre 2 Foliage

Common Name: Field Maple

Native to Europe, southwest Asia and northern Africa, widely cultivated throughout the world. Deciduous medium tree growing 15 to 25 m with a trunk diameter up to 1 m. Small, dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn. Used as an ornamental tree for parks and gardens and a popular bonsai specimen.

 

Acer negundo $12.00/25 g or $315.00/kgAcer negundo 2 Foliage

Common Name: Box Elder

Native to North America although highly cultivated and naturalized in most other continents. Fast growing medium tree 10 to 25 m tall and can develop multiple trunks. Used in ornamental plantings for parks and gardens and hedging. Green foliage turns yellow in autumn before falling.

 

Acer platanoides $12.50/25 gramsAcer platanoides 2 Foliage

Common Name: Norway Maple

Native to eastern and central Europe, western Asia and Scandanavia. A deciduous medium tree growing 20 to 30 m with a trunk up to 1.5 m diameter. In its natural habitat in Norway, trees can live to 250 years old but generally only live to about 60 years old. Autumn colours mainly yellow with some orange and red.

 

Acer pseudoplatanus $12.00/25 gramsAcer pseudoplatanus 2 Foliage

Common Name: Sycamore Maple

Native to central Europe and western Asia, a large deciduous tree growing to 35 m with broad leaves. Timber is used for musical instruments, furniture, flooring and firewood. An ornamental park and large garden tree. Tolerates wind and coastal exposure.

 

Zelkova serrata $17.00/25 gZelkova serrata 1 Tree

Common Name: Japanese Elm

Native to Japan, Korea, Taiwan and eastern China. A medium deciduous tree growing to 30 m with a short trunk and spreading canopy in mature trees. Dark green leaves turn to yellow, orange and red in autumn. Used as an ornamental tree in parks in gardens, providing good shade when in foliage, also a popular bonsai specimen. Prefers a cool climate, full sun to part shade.

 

Ophiopogon jaburan $115.00/1000 seeds – fresh seed in stock, limited quantity availableOphiopogon jaburan 2 Flowers

Common Name: Giant Lilyturf

Native to Japan, a larger version of its relative Ophiopogon japonicas (Mondo Grass), with a clumping habit to 30 m. Dark green foliage with small white flowers in summer followed by blue berries containing a single seed. Uses include groundcover, mass planting, edging and understorey. Prefers semi-shade.

 

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