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