Moringa pterygosperma 2

  

Moringa pterygosperma $9.00/25 g, $159.00/kg

syn Moringa oleifera

Common Name: Koepanger Tree

Small tree originating from northern India. Fast growing, deciduous to 12 m, suitable to tropical and subtropical areas. Flowers once a years followed by hanging fruit, is a source of ben oil. Not frost tolerant.

 

 

 

Leptospermum laevigatum 1

 

Leptospermum laevigatum $32.50/25 g

Common Name: Coastal Tea Tree

Native to south eastern Australia. Grows 1.5 to 6 m tall as a large, bushy shrub. White-pink flowers appear April to October. Very hardy, salt tolerant, used in coastal plantings, windbreaks and soil stabilization in sandy soils and rehabilitation projects.

 

 

Wodyetia bifurcata 1

 

 

 Wodyetia bifurcata $195.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Foxtail Palm

Native to Queensland. Grows up to 10 m tall with leaves 2 to 3 m long. White flowers followed by large orange/red fruit. The trunk is smooth grey/white and self-cleaning. Interesting ornamental garden specimen and highly sought after around the world.

 

 

 

Zamia pumila syn floridana 1

 

Zamia pumila $275.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Coontie Palm

Native to West Indies and Florida, USA. A low-growing, woody cycad, the trunk is often subterranean. The leaves grow up to 120 cm long. Grows in various habitats with well-drained sands or sandy loam soil in full sun to heavy shade. Dioceous – in late winter the brown male and female cones emerge for pollination. Orange seeds are released in late autumn.

 

 

 

Sourcing Eremophila species

We are looking for collectors/suppliers for Eremophila nivea, E maculata, E mitchellii and E longifolia.

Please contact us on 07 3821 0745 if you can source any of these seeds.

 

 Eremophila nivea 1Eremophila maculata 1Eremophila mitchellii 1Eremophila longifolia 1

This week we are featuring Acer species, commonly known as Maple trees.  Most species are native to Asia.  Trees vary in height from 10 m to 45 m while shrubs grow up to 8 m.  In autumn, Acers have a stunning display of foliage before the leaves fall.  Flowers appear in late winter/early spring.  Beautiful ornamental garden plants and popular as bonsai plants, Maples also have a number of other uses:  source of syrup (most commonly from Acer saccharum); timber for sports equipment such as baseball bats, pool cues, bowling pins; tonewood timber for musical instruments such as guitars, violins and drums; pulpwood for paper and are also a major source of pollen in early spring for honeybees.

 

Acer buegerianum 1

 

 

 

 

 

Acer buergerianum $25.00/25 g

 

 

 

 

Acer campestre 1

 

 

 

Acer campestre $10.00/25 g

 

 

 

 

 

Acer negundo 1

 

 

 

Acer negundo $12.00/25 g, $315.00/kg

 

 

 

Acer platanoides 1

 

 

Acer platanoides $12.50/25 g

 

 

 

 

Acer pseudoplatanus 1

 

 

 

Acer pseudoplatanus $12.00/25 g

 

 

 

 

 

Tabebuia chrysanthaTabebuia chrysantha $65.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Golden Trumpet Tree

Native to South America, grows 6 to 12 m tall. Large, fragrant, tubular, deep yellow flowers are produced in clusters in spring. Tolerates salt and wind, suitable to coastal plantings. An excellent shade tree for gardens and street plantings.

 

 

  

 

Ginkgo biloba $12.00/25 g, $129.00/kgGinkgo biloba 1

Common Name: Maidenhair Tree

Native to China and south Japan, growing 20 to 35 m tall with a conical canopy. Deciduous in autumn, the leaves turn yellow before falling. Resistant to wind and snow damage, suitable for large gardens and parks.

 

 

Nandina domestica 1Nandina domestica $25.00/1000 seeds

Common Name: Sacred Bamboo, Heavenly Bamboo

Native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan. Not a true bamboo, grows to 2 m. Deciduous in colder areas. New foliage is pink/red before turning green, old leaves turn red/purple before falling. In spring, white flowers appear in conical clusters, followed by bright red berries late autumn. Attracts bees and pollinating insects, used as a specimen plant or background/border/fence line plant.

 

 

Eucalyptus scoparia 1Eucalyptus scoparia $97.50/25 g

Common Name: Wallangarra White Gum

Naturally occurs in a small region on the Queensland / New South Wales border near Wallangarra. Grows up to 12 m with a broad spreading canopy and attractive grey/white bark. Tolerates dry, hot conditions. Used in street plantings, parks and large gardens. Conservation status is vulnerable.