Mimusops elengi $9.00/25 g, $159.00/kg, available soonMimusops elengi 1

Common Name: Spanish Cherry

A medium evergreen native to south Asias and northern Australian tropical forests growing 15 to 30 m tall. Glossy, dark green leaves and dense canopy provides deep shade. Fragrant flowers appear in April followed by edible fruit, yellow/orange when ripe with a sweet flavour, eaten raw or in preserves. The seeds and flowers are used for making necklaces and garlands as the flowers retain their fragrance even when dried. The bark, flowers and fruit are used in Ayuvedic medicine. The timber has a rich, deep red colour. A popular ornamental garden specimen.

 

Backhousia myrtifolia $40.00/25 g, coming up for fresh collectionBackhousia myrtifolia 1

Common Name: Grey Myrtle

A small, riparian tree of subtropical rainforests of eastern Australia, growing 3 to 7 m. Leaves are cinnamon scented/flavoured and can be used in place of cinnamon to flavour cooking or steeped into tea. Small cream flowers appear November to January. Prefers sun or mostly sunny position.

 

 

Clivia miniata $475.00/1000 seeds (orange flower), available soonClivia miniata 1

Native to woodland habitats in South Africa. Grows to about 45 cm high in a clumping habit with glossy, strappy leaves. Grows well in shady areas and does not like exposure to hot, direct sunlight. Orange trumpet-like flowers appear in clusters.

 

 

 

Brunfelsia latifolia $13.00/25 g, coming up for fresh collectionBrunfelsia latifolia 1 Flower

Common Name: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Native to Brazil, grows 1 to 2 m with a 2 m spread, evergreen but semi-deciduous in cooler climates. Flowers start out purple but fade to white, are sweetly fragrant, appearing September to November. All three flower colours are present on the bush at the same time, creating a wonderful floral display. With dense green foliage and mixed flowers, it makes a lush and showy garden specimen, in hedging and mass plantings.

  

Tipuana tipu $9.00/25 g, $225.00/kg, coming up for fresh collection

Tipuana tipu 1 Flowers

Common Name: Pride of Bolivia

Deciduous tree growing to 30 m high with a canopy 20 m wide. Flowers are bright yellow, blooming briefly in late summer. Tolerates a wide range of growing conditions such as cold, salty and drought.

 

 

Randia fitzalanii $129.00/1000 seeds, available from stock and coming up for fresh collectionRandia fitzalanii 1 Flowers

Common Name: Native Gardenia, Yellow Mangosteen

Native to tropical Queensland, a small shrub/tree growing 3 to 10 m. Lush, glossy foliage with highly scented creamy flowers followed by large, yellow edible fruit which attracts birds. Flowers appear September to November and open in the afternoon. Suitable for shady positions or well-lit indoor containers.

 

 

Livistona australis $53.50/1000 seeds – apx June/July

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Common Name: Cabbage Tree Palm

A tall, slender palm growing to 25 m with a 0.35 m diameter trunk. Endemic to coastal north Queensland, New South Wales and south east Victoria. Grows best in moist, organically rich soils in sheltered, light shade situations. Tolerant of salt, frost and wind, it is an excellent ornamental coastal palm. A traditional source of food and fibre, colonial peoples used the fibres to make cabbage tree hats.

 

 

 

 

Livistona decipiens syn decora $53.50/1000 seeds – apx June/JulyLivistona decipiens 1

Common Name: Ribbon Fan Palm

Native to Queensland coastal woodlands between Magnetic Island and Rainbow Beach. A tall, slender palm growing to 18 m. Leaves up to 3 m long, fan shaped with ribbon-like hanging fronds. Tolerates a wide range of soils with good drainage. Full sun to part shade, drought tolerant. Used as a landscaping feature plant.

 

 

 

Melicope elleryana $10.00/25 g, $235.00/kg – apx June/JulyMelicope elleryana 1

Syn Euodia elleryana

Common Name: Pink Euodia, Corkwood

An evergreen, small to medium tree growing 5 to 8 m (up to 25 m in its natural habitat in rainforests of northern New South Wales to northern Queensland. Masses of pink flowers bloom along the branches in summer, attracting nectar feeding birds, insects and butterflies, including the Blue Ulysses butterfly. Tolerates mild frost. It shallow root system makes is suitable for planting in gardens and street plantings.

 

 

Phoenix roebellini $39.50/1000 seeds, available in stock

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Common Name:  Pygmy Date Palm

Native to south east Asia, a small to medium single, spiny trunk palm growing 2 to 3 m with arching fronds up to 1 m long. A popular ornamental in tropical and subtropical gardens. Tolerates most soils and moderately drought tolerant, prefers full sun to part shade positions. Suitable for pots (although can get top heavy) and pool side plantings. When planted in clumps they bend away from each other as they grow, making an interesting arrangement.

 

 

 

Dietes bicolor $29.50/1000 seeds

Dietes grandiflora 2 FlowerDietes iridioides 1 FlowerDietes bicolor 3 flower

Dietes grandiflora $27.50/1000 seeds

Dietes iridoides $37.50/1000 seeds

 

 

 

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Enchylaena tomentosa $13.00/25 g, $295.00/kg, fresh seed now in stockEnchylaena tomentosa

Common Name: Ruby Saltbush

Native to southern and central Australia, a small perennial shrub growing up to 1 m diameter. The leaves and stems are covered in woolly hairs. The fruit/berries mature from bright green/yellow to orange/red and is edible, eaten raw it has a salty-sweet taste, used as a traditional food. Highly drought tolerant, prefers slightly saline soils.

 

Simmondsia chinensis $10.00/25 g, $189.00/kg, fresh seed coming into stock soonSimmondsia chinensis 1

Common Name: Jojoba

A broad, dense tree/shrub native to southwestern North America, growing 1 to 2 m. Seeds are the source of Jojoba oil/liquid wax. Traditionally used by Native Americans as a skin and hair salve and for preserving hides. Now used commercially in cosmetics and personal care products. Prefers light, coarse soils with good drainage. Tolerates salinity and nutrient poor soils. Used for desertification control. For the home garden it can be used as a dense, shaped hedge.

 

Schotia brachypetala $9.00/25 g, $195/kg, fresh seed now availableSchotia brachypetala 1

Common Name: Drunken Parrot Tree

Native to southern Africa, grows 5 to 10 m high with a canopy spread of 5 to 15 m. Flowers are deep red, appearing in spring. They produce copious amounts of nectar that drips from the flowers, attracting birds and insects. Used as a shade/ornamental tree in warm climates for gardens, parks and street plantings.

 

Podocarpus elatus $155.00/1000 seeds, from upcoming fresh collectionPodocarpus elatus 2 Fruit

Common Name: Illawarra Plum

Native to New South Wales and Queensland coastal rainforests. A medium to large evergreen tree growing 30 to 36 m tall with a trunk diameter up to 1.5 m. Leaves are shiny, narrow with pointed tips. Seeds are dark blue/purple consisting of a berry about 2.5 cm and a fruit covered seed about 1.5 cm.   The berry is edible raw or made into condiments, ripening March to July. Prefers full sun to part shade, most soil types with adequate drainage. Tolerates coastal conditions.

 

Phoenix canariensis $45.00/1000 seeds, from upcoming fresh collectionPhoenix canariensis

Common Name: Canary Island Date Palm

A large solitary palm native to the Canary Islands (off the north-west coast of Africa), growing 10 to 20 m tall but can reach up to 40 m. A single trunk palm with a crown of leaves, does best in full sun and well-drained loamy soil but can grow in a wide range of soil types. Prefers Mediterranean climates and humid subtropical climates such as eastern Australia.

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Simmondsia chinensis $10.00/25 g, $189.00/kg, available in stock, coming up for June harvestSimmondsia chinensis 1

Common Name: Jojoba

A broad, dense tree/shrub native to southwestern North America, growing 1 to 2 m. Seeds are the source of Jojoba oil/liquid wax. Traditionally used by Native Americans as a skin and hair salve and for preserving hides. Now used commercially in cosmetics and personal care products. Prefers light, coarse soils with good drainage. Tolerates salinity and nutrient poor soils. Used for desertification control. For the home garden it can be used as a dense, shaped hedge.

 

Tristaniopsis laurina $10.00/25 g, $260.00/kg, fresh harvest May/June 2019Tristaniopsis laurina 1

Common Name: Kanooka

Endemic to the east coast of Australia from Brisbane to Gippsland region. Growing 5 to 15 m tall, found along creek banks and open rainforest. Suitable for large gardens and street trees (popular in Sydney). Flower clusters are cream to yellow/orange, January to February, attracting honeybees and native bees. Seeds germinate in three to four weeks, no pretreatment required.

 

Elaeocarpus obovatus $35.00/1000 seeds, available in stock, coming up for collection MayElaeocarpus obovatus 1

Common Name: Hard Quandong

A rainforest tree of eastern Australia growing to 45 m. White flower racemes appear September to November followed by edible blue fruit January to April. Seeds are used as beads.

 

Syzygium paniculatum $35.00/1000 seeds, fresh harvest AprilSyzygium paniculatum 1

Common Name: Magenta Lilly Pilly

A dense, bushy rainforest tree with glossy green leaves, native to New South Wales, growing to 15 m. Clusters of white flowers are followed magenta fruit. Fruit is edible with a sour apple flavour, eaten fresh or cooked as jam.

 

Polyalthia longifolia v pendula $11.00/25 g, $175.00/25, fresh harvest September, taking early orders nowPolyalthia longifolia v pendula 1

Common Name: Falsa Ashoka

Native to India. An columnar evergreen tree growing to 30 m tall with weeping, pendulous branches of dense, lush green foliage covering the tree. Star shaped pale green flowers appear in spring an only last a short time, followed by clusters of fruit, green turning purple/black. An interesting addition to large gardens, parks and street plantings.

 

Genista monosperma syn Retama monosperma $14.00/25 g, $380.00/kg, available soonGenista monosperma 1

Common Name: Bridal Veil Broom

Tree growing to 4 m tall with a 3 m spread of arching branches covered in scented white pea-flowers in early spring through summer. Attracts butterflies and bees. A beautiful ornamental for gardens. Prefers full sun/part shade, frost tolerant.

 

Moringa oleifera syn pterygosperma $10.00/25 g, $169.00/kg, available in stock, coming up for May harvestMoringa pterygosperma 2

Common Name: Drumstick Tree

A small tree from northern India, fast growing, deciduous to 12 m tall. Prefers subtropical and tropical climates. Flowers once a year April to July followed by long, hanging fruit pods. Leaves are used as a vegetable as they are highly nutrient rich, cooked and used like spinach or dried and ground for soups and sauces. Not frost tolerant.

 

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