Specials of the Week!

 

Psidium guajavaPsidium guajava 1

$10.00/25 g, $225.00/kg

Common Name:  Guava

Psidium guajava is a shrub/small tree growing 1 to 6 m tall, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.  Mainly grown for fruit (an excellent source of vitamin C), the wood is utilised in handicrafts, tool handles, poles, fenceposts and firewood.

 

 

 

 Strelitzia reginae Mandela's Gold

Strelitzia reginae Mandelas Gold 1

$625.00 / 1000 seeds

Mandela's Gol

d is the yellow form of the orange Strelitzia reginae.  Growing to 1.5 m, it prefers a warm climate, full sun and well drained soil.  Mandela's Gold makes an interesting landscaping feature in the garden and can be grown in large tubs/contains.  Grows in a clumping habit.  Flowers in winter/spring are excellent for cut arrangements.

 

 

 

Asparagus meyeri 1

Asparagus meyeri

$150.00 / 1000 seeds

FRESH COLLECTIONS APRIL/MAY

Common Name:  Foxtail Fern

Native to South Africa, this evergreen plant thrives in Mediterranean type climates in full sun/part shade.  It is very low maintenance and frost hardy.  The clumping habit of Asparagus meyeri makes it ideal for indoor pots and hanging baskets.

 

 

 

 

Punica granatum nana

Punica granatum nana 1

$17.00/25 g, $550.00/kg

Common Name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

An evergreen/semi-deciduous shrub growing 1.5 x 1.5 m grows best in full sun in deep, well drained soils.  Punica granantum nana is frost hardy and low maintenance with a neat and compact form.  Flowers are orange/red colour, September to January, followed by fruit in March to May.

 

 

 

 

Archontophoenix alexandrae 3

Archontophoenix alexandrae

$33.50 / 1000 seeds

Common Name:  Alexandra Palm

A single trunk palm up to 30 m tall with a crown of 10 to 12 leves, each leaf 3 to 4 m long.  An Australian native, endemic to northern and central Queensland, it thirives in riparian rainforest/swamps and natural drainage courses.  A popular park and garden plant.  Tolerates rain inundation.

 

 

 

 Macrozamia communis

Macrozamia communis 1

$229.00 / 1000 seeds

Common Name:  Burrawong

Native to eastern New South Wales, Macrozamia communis is a medium/large cycad with a woody trunk 30 to 80 cm diameter trunk, growing 30 to 200 cm tall.  The trunk is typically underground but may show above ground when growing in shallow/rocky soils.  Female plants bear large cones.  Highly ornamental specimen for gardens and large containers.

 

 

 

 

 

RED HOT SPECIAL

Dypsis lutescens  

$20.00/1000 seeds

Dypsis lutescens 1

 

Common Name:  Areca Palm, Golden Cane Palm

Dear Customers

Resulting from a cancelled order, we have a significant surplus of fresh collected Dypsis lutescens (Areca) which we must clear and offer at the exceptional price of $20.00/1000 seeds, ex-warehouse - a once only offer, please take advantage to full extent.

Clumping trunks 6 to 12 m tall

Leaves 2 to 3 long

Full sun/part shade

Pannicles of yellow flowers in summer are bird and insect attracting.

Excellent ornamental garden plant used for screening or poolside and as an indoor container plant.

 

Dypsis lutescens 3Dypsis lutescens 4 FlowersDypsis lutescens 5 FlowersDypsis lutescens 6 FlowersDypsis lutescens 2

 

 

 

 

 

TREE SEED SPECIALS OF THE WEEK!

 

 

Allocasuarina verticillata 1

 

Allocasuarina verticillata

$15.00/25 g, $425.00/kg

Common Name:  Drooping She-oak

An Australian native occurring from the Eyre Pensinsular across Victoria, south east New South Wales and Tasmania.  Growing up to 10 m with pendulous foliage, Allocasuarina verticillata is nitrogen fixing and tolerates salty coastal winds.  Uses include erosion control in clay and sandy soils, a windbreak/shelterbelt tree and drought fodder.  Timber is used in turnery, posts and firewood.

 

 

 

 

 

Santalum acuminatum 1

 

 

Santalum acuminatum

$9.00/25 g, $49.50/kg

Common Name:  Desert Quandong

Endemic to the central deserts and southern regions of Australia.  Grows 4 to 6 m tall and 2 to 4 m wide, it makes an attractive ornamental specimen in the garden.  Flowers are fragrant with a green/white outer and red/brown inner.  The fruit is a well known bush food, are red or yellow and the flesh is used in jams, sauces and confectionery.  The nuts have ornamental uses such as jewellery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schinus molle 1

 

 

Schinus molle

$11.00/25 g, $179.00/kg

Common Name:  Peruvian Pepper

An evergreen native of the Peruvian Andes, Schinus molle grows to 15 m tall.  The new growth on upper branches tend to have a drooping habit.  Profuse drooping clusters of small, white flowers occur on the end of branches and the following fruit resembles pink peppercorns.  Used as an ornamental garden or street tree.

 

 

 

 

Ceratonia siliqua 1

 

 

Ceratonia siliqua

$10.00/25 g, $179.00/kg

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passiflora edulis 5 Fruit

SPECIAL OF THE WEEK!

Passiflora edulis

$30.00/25 g, $950.00/kg

Common Name:  Passionfruit

Native to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, Passiflora edulis is a vigorous, long-lived, perennial vine with glossy, green leaves and coiling tendrils that support its climbing habit. 

Passiflora edulis is frost tender and can die off in winter but will regrow in spring.  The striking flowers, appearing November through January, are 5 to 7 cm diameter. 

Passiflora edulis is cultivated for its fruit - sweet, yellow, juicy pulp with black seeds - delicious in many dishes including desserts, preserves and cocktails.

 Passiflora edulis 1Passiflora edulis 3 Fruit on VinePassiflora edulis 4 Flower