Melia azedarach $10.00/25 g, $175.00/kg, upcoming fresh harvestMelia azedarach 1

Common Name: White Cedar

Deciduous tree growing 7 to 12 m tall and 6 to 8 m wide canopy. Small fragrant pale lilac flowers appear in clusters in autumn followed by fruit containing a seed. The seeds where often used as rosarie beads. The tree is mainly used for its timber – medium density, light brown to dark red in colour. Prefers sun to part shade and is frost hardy except under extreme frost conditions.

 

Ginkgo biloba $12.00/25 g, $129.00/kg, coming into stock soon from fresh harvestGinkgo biloba 2 Foliage

Common Name: Maidenhair Tree

Native to China and south Japan, growing 20 to 35 m tall with a conical canopy. A beautiful shade tree with green leaves that turn to golden yellow, deciduous in autumn, the leaves turn yellow before falling. Prefers milder climates and occurs as separate female and male trees. Used in traditional Chinese medicine, Ginkgo biloba has been found in fossils dating 270 million years. They adapt well to urban environments making a great garden tree or park planting, as well as interesting bonsai specimens. Resistant to wind and snow damage.

 

 

Austromyrtus dulcis $83.50/1000 seeds, coming into stock soon from fresh harvestAustromyrtus dulcis Fruit 1

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.

 

  

Pittosporum angustifolium $17.00/25 g, $535.00/kg, upcoming fresh harvestPittosporum angustifolium 1

Common Name: Native Apricot, Berrigan, Gumbi Gumbi

Tree to 10 m with weeping branches of slender leaves. Distributed mainly inland, southern Australia. Small cream yellow flowers are lightly scented, appear from late winter to mid spring, followed by small orange fruit. Prefers full sun and good drainage. A good ornamental plant or shade for stock.

 

 

Acacia cambagei $110.00/25 g, available in stock from fresh harvest

Acacia cambagei 1

Common Name: Gidgee

Endemic to semiarid and arid clay soil woodlands and forests of Queensland, extending into Northern Territory, South Australia and north-western New South Wales. Used for revegetaion and mine site rehabilitation.

Hakea salicifolia syn H saligna $69.50/1000 seeds from fresh collectionHakea salicifolia 1

Common Name: Willow-leafed Hakea

A shrub/small tree native to eastern New South Wales growing to 5 m. White flowers appear late winter/spring. Used as a hedge or street planting. Grows best in temperate and sub-tropical climates in open, sunny, well-drained positions.

 

Magnolia grandiflora $159.00/1000 seeds from fresh collectionMagnolia grandiflora 1 Flower

Common Name: Southern Magnolia

Native to south-eastern USA, a large tree growing 25 to 30 m with dense foliage of large, dark green leaves with a bronze underside. Flowers appearing spring to summer are white, very fragrant and large, up to 30 cm diameter. An excellent feature or shade tree for large gardens. Timber is used for furniture and veneers.

 

Michelia champaca $12.00/25 g from fresh collectionMichelia champaca 1

Common Name: Golden Champaca

Native to south-eastern Asia, in its native habitat grows to 30 m but in cultivation grows to about 10 m. Cream to yellow/orange fragrant flowers appear June to September. Timber is used in woodworking. Essential oil is used in perfume such as Jean Patou’s ‘Joy’. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position. Bird attracting.

 

Angophora subvelutina $25.00/25 g, $659.00/kg from fresh collectionAngophora subvelutina 1

Common Name: Broad-leaved Apple

Native to woodlands of eastern Australia, grows 12 to 20 m high. Flowers appear December to February. An important source for honey production. Butterfly attracting. Grows in most soil types in part to full sun.

 

Cissus hypoglauca $49.50/1000 seeds from fresh collectionCissus hypoglauca 1

Common Name: Water Vine, Billangai

Native to eastern Australia. A large, woody vine with yellow flowers spring and summer followed by purple fruit maturing in winter.

 

Cissus antarctica $50.00/1000 seeds from fresh collectionCissus antarctica 1

Common Name: Kangaroo Vine

A vine/ground cover endemic to New South Wales coast up to south Queensland. Used as an ornamental garden planting or indoor specimen with glossy green leaves. New foliage has a copper colouring. Cream flowers appear in spring. Tolerates shade well, fast growing.

 

Strelitzia juncea $475.00/1000 seeds from fresh collectionStrelitzia juncea 3

Common Name: Crane Flower

Strelitzia juncea is a slow growing, non-spreading plant with green-grey, rush-like leaf stalks. Flowers are similar to S. reginae, also good as cut flowers. Growing 1 to 2 m tall, Strelitzia juncea makes a very interesting landscape feature plant. Drought resistant.

 

Acacia baileyana purpurea $39.00/25 g, $1125.00/kg from fresh collectionAcacia baileyana purpurea 1

Common Name: Cootamundra Wattle

Native to south east New South Wales. A small tree with a short trunk and arching branches growing 5 to 8 m tall and 3 to 5 m wide. Foliage is silver-grey with purple juvenile foliage. Masses of yellow flowers appear June to August. Evergreen, prefers full sun, low maintenance, frost tolerant, drought resistant once established. Foliage and flowers make this an interesting colour specimen for gardens.

 

Tectona grandis $19.50/25 g, taking orders nowTectona grandis 2

Common Name: Teak

Native to south and south-east Asia, a large deciduous tree growing to 40 m. Small, white fragrant flowers appear June to August followed by fruit September to December. Mostly known for its high quality wood. Seeds require pre-treatment to germinate, by alternating wetting and drying of the seed (soak for 12 hours, dry for 12 hours, repeat for 10 to 14 days), sow shallow.

 

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Feijoa sellowiana $83.50/1000 seeds – upcoming fresh collectionFeijoa sellowiana 1 Flower

syn Acca sellowiana

Common Name: Pineapple Guava

An evergreen, perennial shrub/small tree growing to 4 m, native to South America, not a true guava. Summer flowers attract birds and bees, petals are edible, said to have a cinnamon taste. Edible fruits appear autumn to early winter, about the size of an egg, olive-green in colour. Described as having a sweet, aromatic flavour of pineapple, apple and mint, the ripe fruit falls from the tree. Prefers a sunny positions sheltered from wind in warm-temperate and subtropical gardens.

 

Nelumbo nucifera $12.00/25 g – just arrived in stockNelumbo nucifera 1

Common Name: Sacred Lotus

An aquatic perennial growing to 150 cm high, spreading up to 3 m in water up to 2.5 m deep with a minimum depth of 30 cm. Native distribution is from central and northern India across to East Asia. The leaves grow up to 60 cm diameter with pink/white flowers up to 20 cm diameter.

 

Brachychiton rupestris $25.00/25 g, $875.00/kg – in stock nowBrachychiton rupestris 1

Common Name: Queensland Bottle Tree

Native to Queensland, the characteristic bulbous trunk can grow up to 3.5 m in diameter and 10 to 25 m tall. Deciduous from September to December when creamy flowers appear, followed by seed pods November to May. Farmers and pastoralists use the native trees as shade and fodder for livestock. Adapts well to cultivation in a range of soil types, used as a street tree, in parks and large gardens as well as bonsai specimens. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.

 

Ceratonia siliqua $10.00/25 g, $179.00/kg – in stock nowCeratonia siliqua 1

Common Name:  Carob Tree

Ceratonia siliqua is native to the Mediterranean region.  Grows up to 15 m, is deep rooted and adaptable to a variety of soil conditiions.  Trees are male or female with some occurence of bisexual trees.  Only female trees fruit.  With dense foliage, shiny green leaves and bronze new growth, it is ideal as an ornamental shade tree for gardens.  Flowers in summer followed by large pods.  Dried pods are ground to make carob powder, used as a substitute for chocolate.

 

Liriope gigantea $63.50/1000 seeds – in stock nowLiriope gigantea 2

Common Name: Giant Liriope

An evergreen, clumping perennial with long strappy, dark green leaves to 60cm long.  Purple-mauve flowers appear late summer to autumn, followed by green berries that turn purple/black as they ripen.  Great for borders and as an understorey plant.

 

Roystonea regia $69.50/1000 seeds – just arrived in stockRoystonea regia 1

Common Name: Cuban Royal Palm

A tropical/subtropical evergreen native to Mexico, Caribbean and southern Florida. Grows 20 to 30 m tall with a single trunk about 45 cm diameter, grey with a green crownshaft. Leaves are up to 4 m long. White flowers are followed by green fruit which turn red then purple as it matures. Seeds are dispersed after the fruit is eaten by birds and bats.