Austromyrtis dulcis $83.50/1000 seeds – available from fresh collection
Common Name: Midgen Berry, Midyim
Spreading shrub/small tree to 2 m. Native to coastal eastern Australia from Valla, New South Wales to Fraser Island, Queensland. Dark, glossy green leaves with hairy underside. White flowers appear spring/summer, followed by fruit. Fruit are white with blue/black spots and are edible, aromatic with a sweet gingery taste.
Fraxinus griffithii $10.00/25 g, $195.00/kg – coming up for fresh harvest
Common Name: Himalayan Ash
Native to south-east Asia and India. An evergreen small/medium tree growing to 10 m. Grows well in warmer areas of eastern Australia, used as a street tree or garden ornamental as it is drought tolerant and fast growing. The leaves are glossy green with silver/hairy underside. White flower panicles appear in spring.
Brachychiton bidwillii, $110.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Little Kurrajong
Native to tropical eastern Australia, a small deciduous tree growing 4 to 5 m with a spread of up to 4 m. Flowers spring through summer while tree is leafless. Flowers are pink to red and vary in size depending on regionality. Drought tolerant and frost tolerant.
Brachychiton australis, $15.00/25 g, $295.00/kg
Common Name: Broad-Leaved Bottle Tree
Native to eastern Australia growing to 5 m. Deciduous, leafless from June to August when white scented flowers appear. The characteristic bulbous trunk tapering towards the top of the tree is where the ‘bottle’ tree name comes from. Once established they are very drought resistant. Suitable for parks, gardens and containers with a non-invasive root system.
Alpinia caerulea Red Back, $125.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Atherton Native Ginger
A variety of Alpinia caerulea, the broad green leaves have a red underside. Grows to about 2 m tall, 1 m wide. Prefers light to full shade and grows well indoors, with fragrant white flowers late spring to early summer, followed by blue berries.
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