07 3821 0745

Leptospermum arachnoides $15/25 g, $295/kgLeptospermum arachnoides 1

Common Name: Spidery Tea Tree

Native to eastern Australia, growing in moist coastal heaths, 1 to 3 m. Small sharp leaves release an aroma when crushed/rubbed. White flowers appear November through January. Tolerates poorly drained soils and will grow in full sun to shade.

 

Leptospermum liversidgei $15/25 g, $295/kgLeptospermum liversidgei 2 Flowers

Common Name: Lemon Scented Tea Tree, Olive Tea Tree

Native to wet coastal heaths of eastern Australia. Grows 2 to 4 m tall. The small leaves release a lemon scent when rubbed/crushed. White/pink flowers appear in summer followed by a woody seed pod which does not open until removed from the plant or the plant dies. A source of citronellal oil, cultivated as a mosquito repellent. Very hardy, sun/part shade, tolerates poor drainage and moderate frost.

 

Rhapis excelsa $350/1000 seeds – incoming stockRhapis excelsa 1

Common Name: Lady Palm, Bamboo Palm

A multi-stemmed, clumping palm with lush evergreen tropical foliage. No wild populations are known but it is most likely native to southern China. Thrives in subtropical and tropical climates, prefers a shady/sheltered position in the garden. Suitable for pots and an excellent indoor plant as it can tolerate low light.

 

Cupaniopsis anacardioides $10/25 g, $210/kg – taking orders for January collectionCupaniopsis anacardioides 3 Tree

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.

 

Crinum pedunculatum $579/1000 seeds (special price for November/December, normal price $589/1000 seeds) – Crinum pedunculatum 3taking orders for December/January collection

Common Name: Swamp Lily

Endemic to coastal Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales, also found in New Guinea and some Pacific Islands. A large, bulbous evergreen perennial with broad strappy leaves, 2 to 3 m tall, spreading up to 3 m. Prefers full sun to part shade, well-drained to boggy/poorly drained soils. Flowers are white and fragrant on tall stems appearing November to March.

 

 

Prices exclude gst and postage.  Availability subject to crop.

Xanthorrhoea glauca $52.50/1000 seeds – upcoming collectionXanthorrhoea glauca 1

Common Name: Grass Tree

Endemic to eastern Australia, growing to 2 m high but can exceed 5 m and may form branches. Leaves are grey/blue. Tolerates dry conditions once established, prefers very well drained soil in full sun. Position carefully as the sensitive roots do not respond well to replanting/repositioning. Slow growing but not as slow as other Xanthorrhoea species. An iconic flora of Australian culture, it is an interesting architectural landscape feature in gardens or containers.

 

 

Syzygium luehmannii $37.50/1000 seeds – upcoming collectionSyzygium luehmannii 1

Common Name: Cherry Satinash, Riberry

Native to Australia. Medium sized tree up to 30 m. Small pink/red juvenile leaves mature to glossy green leaves. White/cream flowers November to December in pannicles followed by red berries December to February, containing a single seed, attractive to birds and flying foxes. Fruit is used as a bushfood eaten straight off the tree as well as cooked into jams and sauces. Ideal ornamental garden specimen or street tree planting.

 

 

Acanthus mollis $325/1000 seeds – taking ordersAcanthus mollis 2

Common Name: Bear’s Breeches, Oyster Plant

Native to the Mediterranean region, growing 30 to 80 cm high. Perennial, evergreen clustered habit with shiny dark green leaves up to 40 x 20 cm. The inflorescence spike can ready about 40 cm high with as many as 120 purple/white flowers. Prefers moist soil in sun or part to full shade in the garden, containers or indoor. Flowers can be used for floral arrangements. The leaf-shaped motif is used extensively on the top of Corinthian columns and in Greco-Roman architecture.

 

 

Brachychiton australis $15/25 g, $295kg – upcoming collectionBrachychiton australis 1

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.

 

Prices exclude gst and postage.  Availability subject to crop.

Our September October 2019 Newsletter and Fresh Harvest List are now available!

Click here to view the Newsletter and Specials.

Click here to view the Fresh Harvest List.

For orders and enquiries, contact us by phone or email.  Orders can also be placed through our webstore.

Download our catalogue to view our entire range of seeds.

Make sure to visit our website regularly for specials, fresh harvest seed and weekly promotions.

We look forward to assisting you with all your seed requirements!

Elaeocarpus grandis $139.00/1000 seeds – upcoming collectionElaeocarpus grandis 1

Common Name: Blue Quandong

Native to Australia tropical and subtropical climates, growing to 35 m with a spreading canopy of dark green leaves on an upright trunk. Quick growing, reaching 5 to 6 m in a few years. Small white flowers appear March to June, followed by bright blue berries in spring. Fruits for jams and pickles are best used when slightly over-ripe. High in vitamin C. Bird attracting. Good for large gardens/acreage, parks.

 

 

Bolusanthus speciosus $17.00/25 g, $495.00/kg – upcoming fresh collectionBolusanthos speciosus 5 Tree

Common Name: Tree Wisteria

Native to South and East Africa, a fast growing small to medium tree to 6 m, weeping habit and deciduous in early spring. Hanging clusters of fragrant violet/blue flowers can cover the tree, appearing August to January. Prefers a sunny position, frost resistant but not drought tolerant. Uses including ornamental garden specimen, containers plantings on sunny verandahs, bonsai and street and park trees.

 

 

Cassia javanica $9.00/25 g, $135.00/kg – coming into stockCassia javanica 2

Common Name: Pink Shower Tree

Native to Southeast Asia. Spreading canopy on an upright trunk with masses of flowers appearing in spring, clusters of pale pink to crimson flowers with yellow stamens. Fast growing, prefers tropical climates. Used as an ornamental shade tree for gardens, parks and street plantings.

 

 

Sophora tetraptera $47.50/25 grams, $1575.00/kg – now in stockSophora tetraptera 1

Common Name: Large-leaved Kówhai

Native to New Zealands North Island. Grows 10 to 15 m tall with a spreading canopy of green/grey leaves, with occasional pendulous branches. Clusters of drooping yellow flowers appear September to December. Prefers full sun.

 

Prices exclude gst and postage. Kg rate applies to order 250 g and over. Upcoming fresh collection availability subject to crop.