Toona ciliata $19/25 g, $535/kg
Common Name: Red Cedar
Grows in the subtropical forests of New South Wales and Queensland. Can grow to 60 m with a 3 m diameter trunk. One of Australia’s few deciduous trees, the leaves fall in autumn and grow back in early spring, new leaves are red. Small white/pale pink flowers appear late spring. Timber is red, easy to work and highly valued for furniture, panelling and ship building. An interesting structural planting for large gardens and parks. Seeds can take up to 12 months to germinate. Seed germinated trees tend to have stronger root systems than cutting propagated plants.
Lepironia articulata $27.50/25 g
Common Name: Grey Sedge
Native to coastal freshwater wetlands of northern and eastern Australia. A rhizomatous sedge with tall, slender glaucous foliage 1.5 to 3 m high. Used for ornamental water feature plantings, boggy areas, ponds and pots with 50cm depth. Prefers full to sun to half shade. The leaves are used for weaving and basket making.
Monstera deliciosa Tauerii $179/1000 seeds
Common Name: Swiss Cheese Plant
Similar to Monstera deliciosa however seeds are less perishable and store longer, better germination and the leaf holes develop earlier. Grows to 2 m, ideal for shady gardens or containers indoors. Prefers filtered light.
Archontophoenix alexandrae $37.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Alexander Palm
Native to Queensland and New South Wales coastal rainforests. A single trunk palm growing 6 to 10 m. Leaves are large, dark green. Large flower clusters appear at the leaf base on the trunk follow by red berries which are bird attracting. Once seed development is finished, the cluster drops off the trunk. Prefers full sun and well-drained soils. An ornamental palm for gardens and street plantings, also good as an indoor plant.
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana $37.50/1000 seeds – in stock now
Common Name: Bangalow Palm
Native to Australia in subtropical and tropical climates. Grows 20 to 25 m tall. Evergreen fronds, hanging panicles of purple flowers appear midsummer are followed by red berries that attract birds. Full sun to part shade.
Cupaniopsis anacardioides $12/25 g, $255/kg – upcoming collection
Common Name: Tuckeroo
Native to eastern and northern Australia, a small tree growing to 10 m. Green/white flowers appear May to July followed by orange, bird-attracting fruit that contains glossy seeds. Suitable as an ornamental garden or street planting tree. Salt tolerant.
Grevillea baileyana $55/1000 seeds – upcoming collection
Common Name: White Oak / Brown Silky Oak
Native to rainforests of north east Queensland. In natural habitat it can grow to 30 m but in cultivation to 10 m. Creamy-white fragrant flowers appear August to December, prolific in tropical climates but slower in temperate regions. Flowers and foliage are used in floral arrangements, the leaves have a green upper with a bronze underside. Prefers compost rich acidic soil with good drainage in sunny to light shade positions. An attractive garden plant or street tree for bees, nectar birds, butterflies.
Stenocarpus sinuatus $15/25 g, $365/kg – upcoming collection
Common Name: Firewheel Tree
Native to eastern Australia, a medium to large rainforest tree that grows to 40 m in its natural environment although smaller in cultivation and in cooler climates of southern states. Flowers are circular red umbels appearing February to March. A popular ornamental garden tree in Australia and around the world. Suitable as street trees and for large parks and gardens. Prefers sun to part shade and grows best in rich loamy soils. Attracts bees, butterflies, insects and nectar-feeding birds.
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Brachychiton discolour $11.00/25 g, $329.00/kg – upcoming collection January
Common Name: Lacebark, Pink Kurrajong
A rainforest tree of eastern Australia from Newcastle to Mackay, growing up to 30 m. Deciduous prior to flowering. Deep pink bell-shaped flowers with no petals appear November to February. Used as an ornamental plant for parks and large gardens. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position but will tolerate a range of soil conditions. Frost tolerant once established.
Schinus molle $11.00/25 g, $179.00/kg – limited quantity available in stock
Common Name: Peruvian Pepper
Native to the Peruvian Andes, an evergreen, dioecious tree growing to 15 m with a drooping habit. Small white flowers appear in profuse panicles followed by green berries which ripen to red/pink in dense clusters late spring to early autumn. Fruit are referred to as pink peppercorns although it is no related to true pepper (Piper nigrum). Hardy, drought tolerant.
Dietes bicolor $29.50/1000 seeds – available in stock
Common Name: African Iris
Native to South Africa, a perennial growing 60 to 100 cm high with a clumping habit and long grass-like leaves. Flowers appearing spring/summer are creamy yellow with three dark purple spots surrounded by an orange halo. Popular in mass plantings, can be used for weed suppression and erosion control. Drought tolerant.
Harpullia pendula $159.00/1000 seeds – fresh collection in stock
Common Name: Tulipwood
A small to medium rainforest tree in tropical and subtropical climates, grows to 24 m in natural habitat but as a street tree only to 6 m. A popular ornamental with a compact canopy and timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Panicles of green/yellow flowers appear November to January followed by orange/yellow/red fruit containing two shiny black/brown seeds. Hardy, fast growing and non-invasive.
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Tabebuia chrysantha $65/1000 seeds – upcoming collection
Common Name: Yellow Ipé, Araguaney
The national tree of Venezuela, native to South America. A deciduous tree growing 6 to 12 m tall. Large tubular yellow flowers appear February to April while the tree is leafless. It has become naturalized in south east Queenland and northern New South Wales. A popular ornamental street, park and large garden tree.
Tabebuia chrysotricha $63.50/1000 seeds - upcoming collection
Common Name: Golden Trumpet Tree
Native to Brazil, growing 5 to 8 m tall with a spread of 8 to 11 m. Semi-deciduous with golden yellow to red nectar rich flowers appear in spring. Naturalized in tropical/sub-tropical Australia, used as a street tree, in large parks and ornamental garden plantings.
Beaucarnea recurvata $42.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Pony Tail Palm
Native to eastern Mexico where some specimens are known to be about 350 years old. An evergreen perennial growing 4 to 5 m with a swollen base for storing water that can grow up to 50 cm diameter. Leaves are long and strappy. Occasional panicles of white flowers appear on mature plants. A popular garden plant or container plant indoors and outdoors. Slow growing, drought tolerant, prefers full sun/light shade.
Phoenix robelenii $43.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Pygmy Date Palm
Native to south eastern Asia. A small/medium palm 2 to 3 m tall, dark green slender feathery leaves crown a spiny trunk. A popular ornamental garden plant, moderately drought tolerant, pest resistant, prefers full sun/part shade. As an indoor plant it is a good filter of common household air toxins.
Dianella congesta $69.00/1000 seeds – fresh collection
Common Name: Coastal Flax Lily
Native to the coastal dunes, forests and woodlands of Queensland and New South Wales. Perennial clumping/mat forming to 20 cm diameter with leaves up to 45 cm long. Flowers appear spring to summer, dark blue star shaped followed by purple/blue berries. Rhizomatous, fibrous roots help stabilize dunes from erosion. Prefers a sunny, well drained position.
Dianella revoluta $72.00/1000 seeds – fresh collection
Common Name: Blue Flax Lily
Native to eastern and southern Australia in coastal extending inland regions. A clumping evergreen perennial growing to 1 m high and 1.5 m spread with long strappy leaves up to 10 cm long. Flowers appear spring to summer are deep blue/purple on stems up to 1.5 m followed by blue/purple fruit. Very hardy once established, drought and frost resistant. Suitable for most soil types but prefers well-drained in part to full sun. Used as borders, understorey and mass plantings.
Dianella longifolia $15.50/1000 seeds – REDUCED PRICE!
Native to northern and eastern Australia, growing to 0.8 m with leaves up to 80 cm long. Pale blue flowers appear spring to summer following by purple/blue berries. Very hardy, used as understorey, borders and mass plantings as well as median strip and roundabout plantings.
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