Acacia simsii $9.00/25 g, $210.00/kg Acacia simsii 2

Common Name: Sims Wattle

Native to Northern Territory and Queensland. A shrub growing 1 to 4 m with a scraggly habit, usually found along roadsides. Fine green leaves and bright yellow ball shaped flowers appearing January to March.

 

 

Tabebuia chrysotricha $59.00/1000 seeds Tabebuia chrysotricha 1 Flowers

Common Name: Golden Trumpet Tree

Native to Brazil, growing 5 to 8 m with a canopy spread 8 to 10 m. Semi-deciduous in late spring. A showy display of yellow flowers appears in spring, attracting nectar-feeding birds. Used for street or garden plantings in tropical and subtropical climates. Prefers a sheltered sunny position.

 

 

Pongamia pinnata $11.00/25 g, $225.00/kgPongamia pinnata 1 Flower

 

Common Name: Pongame Oil Tree

Native to tropical temperate Asia, a legume growing 15 to 25 m with a large leafy canopy. Fragrant flower clusters of white/purple/pink shades appear throughout the year. Seed oil is being explored as a biodiesel fuel. Used for street plantings and gardens, is deep rooted and drought tolerant.

 

 

Nitraria billardierei $12.00/25 g, $325.00/kg Nitraria billardierei 2

Common Name: Nitre Bush

Native to Australia, primarily grows in saline soils of inland, coastal and disturbed/overgrazed areas. White flowers appear in spring followed by fruit from yellow to red to purple in colour. The edible fruit have a flavour of salty grapes and can be stored dried or made into preserve. A traditional food source for indigenous Australians. A low spreading shrub suitable to revegetation and erosion control.

 

 

Zamia furfuracea $93.50/1000 seeds Zamia furfuracea 2

Common Name: Cardboard Cycad

Native to Mexico, grows up to 1.5 m high and 2 m wide. The trunk is short and often subterranean. Leaves are very rigid, sightly furry and grow in a circular crown, erect in full sun, horizontal in shade. Prefers moist, well-drained soil, full sun to part shade, does not like the cold. In warmer climates it can grow well in containers and as houseplants. A low maintenance ornamental species for the garden.

 

 

Schefflera arboricola ‘Caroline’ $47.50/1000 seeds - Replacing Schefflera arboricola ‘Pitman Pride’ Schefflera Caroline Andersons Seeds 220519

Seed of Schefflera arboricola ‘Pitman Pride’ is no longer available so we are now offering Schefflera arboricola ‘Caroline’, another dwarf variety. A single or multi-trunked plant growing up to 2 m. Low maintenance, indoors or outdoors in warm climates, prefers a bright position but not direct sunlight. Leaflets are arranged in an ‘umbrella’ shape, red flowers on long stems are followed by berries that attract birds and insects.