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Trees


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Common name.      Blueberry Ash

Botanical name.       Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Description. The Blueberry Ash tree is a large ornamental tree that has green leaves, white flowers and purple drupes (not berries) . Grows to 15-30m high.




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Common name.      Blueberry Ash "Prima Donna"

Botanical name.       Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Description. The Blueberry Ash tree Prima Donna is a shorter variant of Blueberry Ash and is an ornamental tree that has green leaves, white flowers and purple drupes (not berries) . Grows to 8m high.



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Common name.      Blush Satinash

Botanical name.       Acmena hemilampra

Description. The Blush Satinash tree is a large ornamental tree that has green leaves and white flowers. Grows to 35m high.








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Common name.      China Doll Tree

Botanical name.       Radermachera sinica

Description. The China Doll tree is a large ornamental tree that can also be used as an indoor pot plant or bonsai if cut back. Grows to 3 - 30m high.




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Common name.      Colville's Glory

Botanical name.       Colvillea racemosa

Description. Colville's Glory is a tree known for it's bright orange flowers. Grows to 6 - 9m high.



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Common name.      Drunken Parrot Tree

Botanical name.       Schotia brachypetala

Description. Drunken parrot tree is known by many names weeping boar-bean, tree fuchsia and african walnut. Grows to 5 - 20m high.



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Common name.      English Oak

Botanical name.       Quercus robur

Description. The English Oak Tree is a long-lived tree, with a large wide spreading crown of rugged branches. valued for its importance to insects and other wildlife. Grows to 4 - 12m high.




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Common name.      Evergreen Ash

Botanical name.       Fraxinus griffithii

Description. The Evergreen Ash is a fast growing tree with shiny, silver, furry leaves. Tolerates most conditions but prefers ful sun and well drained soil. Grows to 6 - 8m high.




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Common name.      Golden Ash

Botanical name.       Fraxinus excelsior aurea

Description. The Golden Ash Tree can be used as shading or as a specimen. Can tolerate wet and dry conditions. Grows to 7m high and 7m wide.




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Common name.       Golden Penda 

Botanical name.       Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Description. The Golden Penda has yellow, showy flowers. This tree requires full sun with moist well drained  soil. The bark of this tree is very rough. Grows to 10m - 15m high.


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Common name.      Green Spartan Juniper

Botanical name.       Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan'

Description. The Green Spartan Juniper is a great feature tree that can be shaped and used for hedging. Prefers moist well drained soil in full sun. Grows to 9m high and 3m wide.




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Common name.      Himalayan Ash

Botanical name.       Fraxinus griffithii

Description. The Himalayan Ash is a fast growing tree with shiny, silver, furry leaves. Tolerates most conditions but prefers ful sun and well drained soil. Grows to 6 - 8m high.



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Common name.      Ivory Curl

Botanical name.       Buckinghamia celsissima

Description. The Ivory Curl has dark green to white leaves and this makes it a very decorative tree. Grows to 10 -30m high.






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Common name.      Jacaranda

Botanical name.       Jacaranda mimosifolia

Description. The Jacaranda Tree can tolerate brief temperatures down to around −7 °C . Grows to 5 -15m high.





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Common name.      Japanese Maple

Botanical name.       Acer palmatum

Description. The Japanese Maple Tree grows in a dome shape and has green-yellow leaves that have up to 9 pointed lobes check link for growing conditions. Grows to 6 - 10m high.




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Common name.      Leopard Tree

Botanical name.       Caesalpinia ferrea

Description. The Leopard Tree has wood that is used in guitars and can also be used in flooring and furniture. Grows to 6 - 10m high.




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Common name.      London Plane Tree

Botanical name.       Platanus x acerifolia

Description. The London Plane Tree has pale, smooth bark and grows flowers and fruit. Grows to 20 - 30m high.



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Common name.     Mount Spurgeon Black Pine

Botanical name.       Prumnopitys ladei

Description. The Mount Spurgeon Black Pine has black and flaky bark, a rare ornamental plant. Grows to 10m high.




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Common name.      Native Franjipani

Botanical name.       Hymenosporum flavum

Description. The Native Franjipani Tree is highly adaptable. Very young seedlings are easily killed by frosts but if kept in a sheltered position until about 4–5 feet high, will thrive in cooler areas, as long as they have access to water during hot dry spells. Grows to 8m high.




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Common name.   Native Gardenia

Botanical name.  Randia fitzalanii

Description.
The Native Gardenia is a high acidic, very tart, yellow segmented fruit. This tree requires full sun with moist well drained soil, It will tolerate and continue to fruit heavily in drought conditions. The tree is very attractive, with large drooping leaves and a layered form. Grows to 8m high.



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Common name.      Norfolk Island Pine

Botanical name.       Araucaria heterophylla

Description.The Nofolk Island Pine is a very tall wind resistant tree. Grows to 50 - 60m high.





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Common name.     Ornamental Pear

Botanical name.       Pyrus aristocrat

Description. The Ornamental Pear is a great shading tree ideal for use in many landscaping situations. Can handle heavy water levels and most conditions. Grows to 11m high.





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Common name.     Paperbark - Broad Leaved

Botanical name.       Melaleuca quinquenervia

Description. The Broad Leaf Paper Bark has thick, spongy, grey bark and wide leaves. Used widely for production including paper. Grows to 8 -20m high.





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Common name.     Paperbark - White - Broad Leaved

Botanical name.       Melaleuca leucadendra

Description. The White Broad Leaf Paper Bark has thick, spongy, white bark and wide leaves. Grows to 10 -14m high.




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Common name.     Paperbark - White - Fine Leaved

Botanical name.       Melaleuca leucadendra

Description. The White fine Leaf Paper Bark tree has thick, spongy, white bark and thin leaves. Grows to 10 -14m high.




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Common name.      Pussy Willow

Botanical name.       Salix caprea

Description. The Pussy Willow Tree is a long-lived tree. The leaves turn gold or yellow in autumn. Grows to 8 -10m high.






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Common name.      Queensland Bottle Tree

Botanical name.       Brachychiton rupestris

Description. The Queensland Bottle Trees hoist woody, boat-shaped fruits.They grow best in well drained, slightly acidic soil, in full sunshine. Grows to 18m - 20m high.






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Common name.      Red Silky Oak

Botanical name.       Grevillea banksii

Description. The Red Silky Oak has flowers that are bright red or creamy-white, in clusters up to 15 cm long. Grows to 7m high.







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Common name.     Revolution Green Murtle

Botanical name.       Melaleuca bracteata

Description. The Revolutuion Green Murtle has white flowers, likes full sun or part shade and quickly grows to 6m high and 4m wide.




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Common name.      Scarlet Oak

Botanical name.       Quercus coccinea

Description. The Scarlet Oak has red-pink leaves that turn bronze in autumn. Grows to 20 -30m high.



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Common name.      Swamp Cypress

Botanical name.       Taxodium distichum

Description. The Swamp Cypress is a cone tree that strives in wetlands. Plant near water. Suitable for bonsai. Grows to 25 - 40m high.







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Common name.      Tortured Willow

Botanical name.       Salix matsudana

Description. The Tortured Willow Tree is a rapidly growing tree tree. The flowers are bourne in catkins produced in spring. Grows to 6 - 9m high.




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Common name.      Traveller's Palm

Botanical name.       Ravenala madagascariensis

Description. The Traveller's Palm got its name from its ability to store lots of water in the sheaths of the plant that travelers could use as emergency water as the water was murky and black and needed purification . Not a true palm and is a member of the Bird of Paradise family. Requires moderate water. Grows to 7m high.





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Common name.      Tuckeroo

Botanical name.       Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Description. The Tuckeroo has fruit with an orange to yellow capsule that has three lobes. It is an attractive plant as an ornamental or a street tree, particularly by coastal areas. Grows to 10m high.






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Common name.      Weeping Fig

Botanical name.       Ficus microcarpa 'hilli'

Description. The Weeping Fig is very attractive to birds has green leaves that grow from a pale pink colour. Grows to 15m high. Check link for planting conditions.






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Common name.      Weeping Lilly Pilly

Botanical name.       Syzigium floribunda

Description. The Weeping Lilly Pilly Trees fruit is a pale pink or greenish berry, 14 mm in diameter. Inside is one large seed. Grows to 30m high.






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Common name.      Weeping Willow

Botanical name.       Salix babylonica

Description. The Weeping Willow Tree is a long-lived tree. The leaves turn gold or yellow in autumn. Grows to 20 - 25m high.





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Common name.      White Oak

Botanical name.       Grevillea baileyana

Description. The White Oak has flowers that are creamy-white, in clusters.Prefers a compost-rich, acidic soil with good drainage. Grows to 8m-10m high.




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Common name.  Yellow Flame Tree/Poinciana

Botanical name.       Peltophorum pterocarpum

Description. The Yellow Flame Tree grows flowers after a year whose colour is striking yellow that attracts many animals. Grows to 20 - 25m high.



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