Stock Availability – Trees


Acacia fasciculifera

Rosewood Wattle

Tree to 10m with a dense canopy.  The foliage has a weeping habit.  Masses of cream flowers attract birds, bees and other pollinators.  Occurs in open Eucalypt forest, often with Brigalow. 

Ready in July

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Acacia salicina

Sally Wattle

Fast growing tree to 12m with a weeping habit.  The foliage is blue/green and cream coloured flower heads form in summer/autumn.  The seed pods crack open to reveal shiny black seeds covered in a bright orange aril.  The tree is hardy and long lived and is a food source for numerous birds, insects, and other animals.  Tolerates a range of soil types and moderate frost. 

Ready in July

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Allocasuarina inophloia

Stringybark She-oak

Excellent windbreak/shelterbelt tree to 10m with an unusual woolly trunk.  The woody cones are a food source for the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo.  Drought and frost tolerant. Well drained soils.

In stock

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Allocasuarina torulosa

Forest She-oak

To 20m. Glossy Black Cockatoos feed on the cones. Good wind break

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Arytera foveolata

Pitted Coogera

Small slow growing shade tree to around 8m, occurring naturally in rainforest areas. The new growth is a rich burgundy colour. The orange fruit has black seeds surrounded by a bright red fleshy aril, which is consumed by birds.

In stock

90mm pots at $8.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Atalaya salicifolia

Brush Whitewood

Slow growing rainforest tree to 20m.  Masses of white flowers in spring followed by clusters of winged seeds.  Very hardy in dry conditions.  Grows in full sun but can also be used as an understorey tree.  Plant in a well drained site.  Attracts pollinators and other insects.

One left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Auranticarpa rhombifolia

Diamond-leaved Pittosporum

A very attractive tree to 20m in gullies and low lying areas.  Clusters of white flowers are a nectar source for pollinators.  Bright orange fruits remain on the tree for months, eventually splitting open to reveal shiny black seeds. A lovely specimen/feature tree in a park or garden.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Brachychiton discolor

Lacebark

Very attractive tree to 30m with large pink flowers in summer. Food source for birds and insects. Drought and frost hardy

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Brachychiton rupestris

Queensland Bottle Tree

Tree to 15m with a distinctive swollen bottle-like trunk, to 20m. Grows in a wide range of soil types. Drought hardy and tolerant of medium to heavy frosts and high temperatures once established. The flowers and fruit attract pollinators.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Bridelia leichhardtii

Small-leaved Brush Ironbark

Densely foliaged dry rainforest tree to 10m.  Yellow/green flowers attract pollinators.  Green fruits are produced which eventually turn yellow to red and then to black.  They are a food source for birds. A slow growing but excellent screening tree.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Bursaria incana

Prickly Bursaria

To 6m in drier rainforests.  The leaves have a silver underside.  Fabulous nesting tree for finches and other small birds

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Casuarina cristata

Belah

Fast growing to 20m.  Very useful as a wind break, or for erosion control on slopes. The cones are a food source for the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo.

Ready in August

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Casuarina cunninghamiana

River She-oak

Fast growing tree from 10 to 20m.  Very useful as a wind break, or for erosion control on slopes. Tolerates a range of soil types, including waterlogged soils. Frost and drought tolerant.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata

Spotted Gum

Fast growing tree with smooth, brown-spotted bark to 40m that grows in a range of soil types. The leaves exude a strong citrus smell when crushed. White flowers attract and feed pollinators, including the Greater Glider.

Ready in July

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Denhamia pittosporoides

Veiny Denhamia

Tree to 6m with an attractive  weeping habit, that grows in a range of soil types.   Small flowers are followed by orange fruit.  Drought hardy.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Diospyros geminata

Queensland Ebony

Very slow growing rainforest tree 6 to 10m tall. Foliage similar to that of a Lilly-pilly. Bronze coloured new growth. Small fruit that ripen to red.

In stock

90mm pots at $8.00 each


Eucalyptus carnea

Broad-leaved White Mahogany

A dry sclerophyll forest tree to 30m, preferring clay, but adaptable in a range of soil types. An excellent food source for pollinators, and habitat for koalas and gliders. Harvested for timber.

In stock

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Eucalyptus melanophloia

Silver-leaved Ironbark

Very attractive and hardy woodland tree to 15m with a dark furrowed trunk and large silver foliage.  The white flowers are a food source for bees and other pollinators.   Drought and frost tolerant.

Two left!

50mm pots at $4.00 each


Eucalyptus microcorys

Tallowwood

Tree to 35m with usually red furrowed bark.  It grows in dry or wet Eucalypt forest  The masses of white flowers in the warmer months feed mammals, birds and insects.  A food source for koalas.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Eucalyptus tereticornis

Blue Gum/Forest Red Gum

Fast growing koala food tree to 45m which generally occurs along creek banks, on flood plains and low lying areas.

Ready in August

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Ficus opposita

Sandpaper Fig

Small to medium sized tree to 8m with rough-surfaced leaves and edible purple fruit throughout the year. the fruits are eaten by birds, and the leaves by moth and butterfly larvae. Grows in riparian areas, but also in eucalypt forest.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Ficus virens

White Fig

Tree to 20m often growing on creek banks.  The trunk and roots are pale grey to white and the leaves have white veins and margins.  Fruit is produced in the warmer months.  A valuable food source for a range of fruit-eating animals.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Flindersia australis

Crow’s Ash

Very hardy tree to 30m in full sun on steep slopes or well drained sites. Clusters of white flowers attract birds and other pollinators. Large spiky brown pods. A host plant for the Orchard Swallowtail butterfly. Frost and wind tolerant.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Flindersia collina

Leopard Ash

Dry rainforest tree to 15m with mottled patchy bark, masses of white flowers in spring and green pods in summer which crack open to reveal winged seeds.  The flowers attract birds, bees and other pollinators.  Very attractive tree, drought and frost hardy.

Three left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Flindersia xanthoxyla

Long Jack

A very upright tree to 20m with masses of yellow/green flowers in spring followed by large spiky pods which crack open to reveal winged seeds.  Ideal on steep dry sandy slopes.  A good source of shade, and a cabinet timber tree.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Gossia bidwillii

Python Tree

A very attractive slow growing dry rainforest tree to 18m. The smooth trunk is python-like, mottled with patches of colour. White flowers are followed by edible black fruit.

In stock

50mm tubes at $5.00 each, 90mm pots at $10.00 each


Jagera pseudorhus

Foambark

Attractive tree to 15m with weeping foliage and clusters of densely hairy golden fruits throughout summer.  Red/gold hairy new growth, and a mottled foam-like trunk.  A host plant to butterflies and other pollinators

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Lophostemon confertus

Brush Box

A narrow upright very fast growing tree to 15m with large glossy leaves.  White flowers feed a range of bees, birds and other pollinators.  Woody capsules follow.  They are a food source for seed eaters.  Makes a good addition to a windbreak.  Grows in a range of soil types and tolerates light frost.

Ready in late June

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Lophostemon suaveolens

Swamp Box

Fast growing tree to 15m in swamps and wetter areas, (e.g. Ringwood, Spring Creek).  Soft velvety foliage.  White flowers in the warmer months.  The trunk is often gnarled and twisted.  The foliage and flowers are a food source for butterflies, bees and birds.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Melaleuca bracteata

Black Tea-tree

Tree to 10m most commonly grown in clay soils along creek banks throughout the valley.  Excellent for soil stabilisation.  The small white flowers attract a range of pollinators and the seeds are a food source for insects and birds.  A good screening tree with a wide spread.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Melaleuca Irbyana

Swamp Tea-tree

To 8m in swamps, floodplains and wet areas. White brush flowers attract insects and birds. Critically endangered in the wild.

Ready in September

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Melia azedarach

White Cedar

Fast growing deciduous tree to 15m establishing a quick canopy for understorey plants.  Attractive lilac flowers followed by clusters of yellow fruit.  A food source for insects and birds.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Photo by Pam Pittaway

Myrsine variabilis

Muttonwood

Rainforest tree to 12m with leathery toothed leaves that display maroon-coloured new growth. Forms clusters of bright purple fruits that feed birds. Full sun to part shade.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each, 90mm pots at $8.00 each


Photo by Martin Bennett

Notelaea microcarpa

Velvet Mock Olive

Small tree to 10m with narrow dark green leaves, yellow flowers and small olive-like fruit that are green ripening to dark purple.  The branches are usually crooked, and it is often multi-stemmed.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Pentaceras australe

Penta Ash

Dry rainforest tree to 20m with masses of fragrant white flowers which are a food source for butterflies.  The flowers are followed by winged seeds.  Tolerates light frost and a range of soil types.

Ready in August

50mm tubes at $5.00 each


Pittosporum angustifolium

Gumbi Gumbi

Drought and frost resistant tree to 6m. A great understorey tree in a forest setting or can be grown in an urban yard. Showy bright orange fruits with sticky red seeds attract birds

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Pittosporum undulatum

Sweet Pittosporum

Fast growing tree to 15m with very fragrant white flowers and orange fruit. Forms a dense canopy. Requires protected areas ,away from strong wind and heavy frost.

Three left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Psydrax odorata subsp. odorata

Sweet Susie

Slow growing attractive small tree to 4m with glossy green leaves, small white fragrant flowers and black fruit.  Very hardy

In stock

90mm pots at $8.00 each


Sterculia quadrifida

Peanut Tree

Tree to 8m with large glossy green leaves.  After flowering it produces large green pods that ripen to a bright orange colour that split open to reveal blue/black seeds.  The seeds are edible with a peanut-like flavour

One left!

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Strychnos psilosperma

Strychnine Tree

Small tree to 8m with small fragrant white flowers and orange/red berries that ripen to black. Occurs in semi-evergreen vine thicket and in Eucalypt forests. Grows in well drained soil. WARNING: All parts of the tree are toxic.

Ready in July

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Toona ciliata

Red Cedar

Deciduous tree to 20m with weeping foliage, colourful new growth, cream flowers and red/brown seed pods.  Often seen in gullies or creek banks.  Requires well drained soil.  Highly valuable timber.

In stock

50mm tubes at $4.00 each


Some (non-local) native tree species available:

Podocarpus elatus (Plum Pine), in stock (six only)

Callitris endlicheri (Black Cypress Pine), in stock