Hakea salicifolia syn H saligna $69.50/1000 seeds from fresh collection
Common Name: Willow-leafed Hakea
A shrub/small tree native to eastern New South Wales growing to 5 m. White flowers appear late winter/spring. Used as a hedge or street planting. Grows best in temperate and sub-tropical climates in open, sunny, well-drained positions.
Magnolia grandiflora $159.00/1000 seeds from fresh collection
Common Name: Southern Magnolia
Native to south-eastern USA, a large tree growing 25 to 30 m with dense foliage of large, dark green leaves with a bronze underside. Flowers appearing spring to summer are white, very fragrant and large, up to 30 cm diameter. An excellent feature or shade tree for large gardens. Timber is used for furniture and veneers.
Michelia champaca $12.00/25 g from fresh collection
Common Name: Golden Champaca
Native to south-eastern Asia, in its native habitat grows to 30 m but in cultivation grows to about 10 m. Cream to yellow/orange fragrant flowers appear June to September. Timber is used in woodworking. Essential oil is used in perfume such as Jean Patou’s ‘Joy’. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position. Bird attracting.
Angophora subvelutina $25.00/25 g, $659.00/kg from fresh collection
Common Name: Broad-leaved Apple
Native to woodlands of eastern Australia, grows 12 to 20 m high. Flowers appear December to February. An important source for honey production. Butterfly attracting. Grows in most soil types in part to full sun.
Cissus hypoglauca $49.50/1000 seeds from fresh collection
Common Name: Water Vine, Billangai
Native to eastern Australia. A large, woody vine with yellow flowers spring and summer followed by purple fruit maturing in winter.
Cissus antarctica $50.00/1000 seeds from fresh collection
Common Name: Kangaroo Vine
A vine/ground cover endemic to New South Wales coast up to south Queensland. Used as an ornamental garden planting or indoor specimen with glossy green leaves. New foliage has a copper colouring. Cream flowers appear in spring. Tolerates shade well, fast growing.
Strelitzia juncea $475.00/1000 seeds from fresh collection
Common Name: Crane Flower
Strelitzia juncea is a slow growing, non-spreading plant with green-grey, rush-like leaf stalks. Flowers are similar to S. reginae, also good as cut flowers. Growing 1 to 2 m tall, Strelitzia juncea makes a very interesting landscape feature plant. Drought resistant.
Acacia baileyana purpurea $39.00/25 g, $1125.00/kg from fresh collection
Common Name: Cootamundra Wattle
Native to south east New South Wales. A small tree with a short trunk and arching branches growing 5 to 8 m tall and 3 to 5 m wide. Foliage is silver-grey with purple juvenile foliage. Masses of yellow flowers appear June to August. Evergreen, prefers full sun, low maintenance, frost tolerant, drought resistant once established. Foliage and flowers make this an interesting colour specimen for gardens.
Tectona grandis $19.50/25 g, taking orders now
Common Name: Teak
Native to south and south-east Asia, a large deciduous tree growing to 40 m. Small, white fragrant flowers appear June to August followed by fruit September to December. Mostly known for its high quality wood. Seeds require pre-treatment to germinate, by alternating wetting and drying of the seed (soak for 12 hours, dry for 12 hours, repeat for 10 to 14 days), sow shallow.
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