Acacia simsii $9.00/25 g, $210.00/kg
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
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/kg
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
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
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’
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.