Araucaria bidwillii $229.00/1000 seedsAraucaria bidwillii foliage cones

Common Name: Bunya Pine

A large evergreen conifer native to south east Queensland. Grows 30 to 45 m and lives for hundreds of years. Large seed pods 20 to 35 cm diameter and weighing up to 10 kg fall to the ground intact before splitting open to reveal the edible seeds, the flavour of which has been likened to a chestnut. Hardy once established.

 

 

Araucaria cunninghamii $129.50/1000 seedsAraucaria cunninghamii cones

Common Name: Hoop Pine

Native conifer to Queensland and New South Wales, growing to 60 m and living to about 450 years old. Cones are about 8 cm diameter and disintergrate at maturity, releasing the edible seeds. Produces high quality timber. Prefers sub-tropical climates.

 

 

Hibbertia scandens $65.00/1000 seedsHibbertia scandens 3

Common Name: Golden Guinea Vine

Small to medium shrub with a climbing habit of dark green glossy leaves and bright yellow flowers spring/summer. Common in cultivation, adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions but flowers best in full sun. Fairly vigourous and tolerant of salty coastal conditions and moderate frost. Excellent screening plant for fences and walls.

 

 

Santalum acuminatum $9.00/25 g or $49.50/kgSantalum acuminatum 1

(kg price applied to orders 250 g and over)

Common Name: Desert Quandong

Natural distribution is throughout southern Australia. A tall shrub/small tree growing 4 to 6 m high and 2 to 4 m wide. Leaves are slender and pale green. Fragrant flowers are green or white on the outer and red/brown on the inner. The fruit is a bushfood, ripening from green to shiny red in late spring/summer. Tolerates salt, drought and heat and can grow in poor quality soils.

  

 

Enchylaena tomentosa $13.00/25 g, $295.00/kgEnchylaena tomentosa

Common Name: Ruby Saltbush

A small perennial shrub 1 m in diameter occurring throughout most of Australia. Blue/green cylindrical, hairy leaves cover the bush all year. Fruits ripen from green/yellow to red/orange. The fruit is edible, described as sweet-salty. Highly drought tolerant an adaptable to various soil conditions. A popular source of food for emus.

 

 

Eremophila longifolia – enquiries welcomeEremophila longifolia 1

Common Name: Berrigan

A shrub/small tree growing 1 to 8 m, occurring throughout most of Australia in drier climates. Flowers are red to pink, flowering time is regional, spring/summer in Queensland, followed by yellow fruits that ripen brown to black. Grows in a wide range of soil types and habitats except high humidity coastal regions. Tolerant of heat, drought and regenerates well after fires.

 

 

Acacia cincinatta $22.00/25 g, $695.00/kgAcacia cincinnata 1

Common Name: Daintree Wattle

We advise of availability of this rarely available, highly desirable tropical Acacia.

Native to Queensland, an evergreen tree growing to 10 to 25 m tall. White / pale yellow flowers are lightly scented. Uses include agroforestry such as shade for crops, support for climbing crops and nitrogen-fixation for improving degraded soils. The hard, closed-grain timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Prefers light, sandy soils in sunny position. Wind resistant but does not tolerate frost. Regrows well after coppicing.

 

 

Pittosporum phillyreoides syn angustifolium $17.00/25 g, $535.00/kgPittosporum angustifolium 1

Common Name: Weeping Pittosporum

Tree to 10 m with weeping branches of slender leaves. Distributed mainly inland, southern Australia. Small cream yellow flowers are lightly scented, appear from late winter to mid spring, followed by small orange fruit. Prefers full sun and good drainage. A good ornamental plant or shade for stock.

Indigofera australis 1Indigofera australis $19.00/25 g, $595.00/kg

Common Name: Australian Indigo

Native to Australia. Legume shrub growing up to 2 m tall and 2 m wide with pinnate blue/green leaves. Pea type flowers vary in colour from pink to purple, appearing September to November. An adaptable ornamental, prefers semi-shaded positions in moist soils. Proper pruning will result in a denser, more attractive plant.

 

 

Liquidambar formosana 1Liquidambar formosanum $50.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Chinese Sweet Gum

Native to eastern Asia. A large, deciduous tree growing 30 to 40 m tall. Leaves turn orange to red to purple in autumn before falling. Prefers moist soil, full sun to light shade in subtropical and tropical climates. Excellent large garden/park specimen with beautiful autumn/winter foliage display.

 

 

Delonix regia 1Delonix regia $9.00/25 g, $125.00/kg

Common Name: Poinciana

Native to Madagascar, grows to 5 m but can get to 12 m. Prefers tropical and subtropical climates and is drought and salt tolerant. An ornamental garden/park/street planting tree. With its wide spreading canopy of dense foliage and dense clusters of red flowers November to February, this makes an excellent summer shade tree.

 

 

 

Citrus glauca $9.00/25 g, $110.00/kg from upcoming fresh collection (as dried berries)

Citrus glauca 1 Fruit

Common Name: Desert Lime

Native to Australia. A thorny shrub/small tree growing to 12 m. Tolerates cold, heat, drought and salt situations. The thorns grown on low branches to prevent animal grazing. White flowers appear August, followed by fruit which ripens green to yellow, November to December. A highly sought after bushfood, used in marmalades and beverages. Good rainfall results in an abundance of fruit.

 

 

 

Elaeocarpus grandis 1Elaeocarpus grandis $139.00/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh collection

Common Name: Blue Quandong

Native to Australia, a subtropical rainforest tree growing 28 to 35 m. A large single trunk with buttress roots which are an attractive feature of this tree. Flowers appear March to June, bell shaped green/white in racemes along branches. Fruit are bright blue, 2 to 3 cm diameter, used in jams and pickles, and a source of vitamin C. Somewhat frost tolerant, prefers full sun. 

 

 

 

Syzygium luehmannii $33.50/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh collectionSyzygium luehmannii 1 Fruit

Common Name: Cherry Satinash, Riberry

Native to Australia. Medium sized tree up to 30 m. Small pink/red juvenile leaves mature to glossy green leaves. White/cream flowers November to December in pannicles followed by red berries December to February, containing a single seed, attractive to birds and flying foxes. Fruit is used as a bushfood eaten straight off the tree as well as cooked into jams and sauces. Ideal ornamental garden specimen or street tree planting.

 

 

 

 

Cajanus cajan 1Cajanus cajan $9.00/25 g, $135.00/kg available now

Common Name: Pigeon Pea

Native to India, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical Queensland and New South Wales. Shrub to small tree growing 1 to 4 m, an annual or short-lived perennial with a deep taproot. A drought resistant nitrogen-fixing legume, up to 90 kg nitrogen per hectare. Uses include food crop (dried peas, flour, green peas), green manure crop, livestock feed and forage interplanted with grasses.

 

 

Myoporum montanum $290.00/kg (as dried berries)Myoporum montanum 1

Common Name: Western Boobialla

Native to Australia, New Guinea and Timor. A shrub / small tree growing to 8 m in a wide variety of ecosystems and soil types. The leaves of this plant vary in shape depending on growing region but typically are thin, linear, tapered and glabrous. Small, sweet scented flowers appear winter and summer, followed by pink/light purple fruit. The fruit are a food source for birds including emus. Hardy in cultivation and drought tolerant.

 

 

 

Acacia cincinnata 1Acacia cincinatta $22.00/25 g, $695.00/kg

Common Name: Daintree Wattle

We advise of probable availability of rarely available, highly desirable tropical Acacia and would appreciate your enquiries and orders for potential supply from upcoming collection.

Native to Queensland, an evergreen tree growing to 10 to 25 m tall. White / pale yellow flowers are lightly scented. Uses include agroforestry such as shade for crops, support for climbing crops and nitrogen-fixation for improving degraded soils. The hard, closed-grain timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Prefers light, sandy soils in sunny position. Wind resistant but does not tolerate frost. Regrows well after coppicing.