Indigofera australis $19.00/25 g, $595.00/kg
Common Name: Australian Indigo
Native to Australia. Legume shrub growing up to 2 m tall and 2 m wide with pinnate blue/green leaves. Pea type flowers vary in colour from pink to purple, appearing September to November. An adaptable ornamental, prefers semi-shaded positions in moist soils. Proper pruning will result in a denser, more attractive plant.
Liquidambar formosanum $50.00/1000 seeds
Common Name: Chinese Sweet Gum
Native to eastern Asia. A large, deciduous tree growing 30 to 40 m tall. Leaves turn orange to red to purple in autumn before falling. Prefers moist soil, full sun to light shade in subtropical and tropical climates. Excellent large garden/park specimen with beautiful autumn/winter foliage display.
Delonix regia $9.00/25 g, $125.00/kg
Common Name: Poinciana
Native to Madagascar, grows to 5 m but can get to 12 m. Prefers tropical and subtropical climates and is drought and salt tolerant. An ornamental garden/park/street planting tree. With its wide spreading canopy of dense foliage and dense clusters of red flowers November to February, this makes an excellent summer shade tree.
Citrus glauca $9.00/25 g, $110.00/kg from upcoming fresh collection (as dried berries)
Common Name: Desert Lime
Native to Australia. A thorny shrub/small tree growing to 12 m. Tolerates cold, heat, drought and salt situations. The thorns grown on low branches to prevent animal grazing. White flowers appear August, followed by fruit which ripens green to yellow, November to December. A highly sought after bushfood, used in marmalades and beverages. Good rainfall results in an abundance of fruit.
Elaeocarpus grandis $139.00/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh collection
Common Name: Blue Quandong
Native to Australia, a subtropical rainforest tree growing 28 to 35 m. A large single trunk with buttress roots which are an attractive feature of this tree. Flowers appear March to June, bell shaped green/white in racemes along branches. Fruit are bright blue, 2 to 3 cm diameter, used in jams and pickles, and a source of vitamin C. Somewhat frost tolerant, prefers full sun.
Syzygium luehmannii $33.50/1000 seeds from upcoming fresh collection
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.
Cajanus cajan $9.00/25 g, $135.00/kg available now
Common Name: Pigeon Pea
Native to India, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical Queensland and New South Wales. Shrub to small tree growing 1 to 4 m, an annual or short-lived perennial with a deep taproot. A drought resistant nitrogen-fixing legume, up to 90 kg nitrogen per hectare. Uses include food crop (dried peas, flour, green peas), green manure crop, livestock feed and forage interplanted with grasses.
Myoporum montanum $290.00/kg (as dried berries)
Common Name: Western Boobialla
Native to Australia, New Guinea and Timor. A shrub / small tree growing to 8 m in a wide variety of ecosystems and soil types. The leaves of this plant vary in shape depending on growing region but typically are thin, linear, tapered and glabrous. Small, sweet scented flowers appear winter and summer, followed by pink/light purple fruit. The fruit are a food source for birds including emus. Hardy in cultivation and drought tolerant.
Acacia cincinatta $22.00/25 g, $695.00/kg
Common Name: Daintree Wattle
We advise of probable availability of rarely available, highly desirable tropical Acacia and would appreciate your enquiries and orders for potential supply from upcoming collection.
Native to Queensland, an evergreen tree growing to 10 to 25 m tall. White / pale yellow flowers are lightly scented. Uses include agroforestry such as shade for crops, support for climbing crops and nitrogen-fixation for improving degraded soils. The hard, closed-grain timber is used in cabinetry and turning. Prefers light, sandy soils in sunny position. Wind resistant but does not tolerate frost. Regrows well after coppicing.
Available from fresh collection December/January! Pre-orders are welcome. Kg price applies to orders 250 g and over. Prices subject to crop, exc gst and postage.
Albizia julibrissin $9.00/25 g, $165.00/kg
Common Name: Persian Silk Tree
Native to southwestern and eastern Asia.
Small deciduous tree growing 5 to 15 m with a broad, horizontal canopy of arching branches.
Leaves are bipinnate. Flowers appear in summer in dense inflorescences with tight clusters of white or pink/white stamens.
Used as an ornamental garden or park specimen. Tolerates low water and grows well in full sun in hot climates.
Ficus coronata $43.50/1000 seeds
Common Name: Sandpaper Fig
Native to coastal Australia from Mackay, Queensland to Mallacoota, Victoria.
A small tree growing 6 to 12 m high and spreading 3 to 5 m.
Juvenile leaves are hairy, adult leaves have a sandpaper like texture on the upper side.
Fruit is edible and attracts birds. Suitable for shady gardens or indoor containers.
Cupaniopsis anacardioides $10.00/25 g, $210.00/kg
Common Name: Tuckeroo
Native to eastern and northern Australia.
Grows up to 10 m.
Green/white flowers appear May to July followed by orange, bird-attracting fruit that contains the glossy seeds.
Suitable as an ornamental garden or street planting tree. Salt tolerant.