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Small Trees (up to 10 metres)

Large Trees (over 10 metres)

 NB. Some of these plants may not currently be in stock. Please check the 'Stock List' under the Nursery drop-down menu. SMALL TREES
Acacia mucronata
(Narrow-leaf Wattle)

1-4 m x 2-5 m

Erect or spreading shrub with cream to yellow flower spikes.

Dry well drained soil. Full sun, semi-shade.

A showy shrub for a dry situation. Very rare in Melbourne.
Acacia paradoxa
(Hedge Wattle)

2-4 m x 2-5 m

Fast growing dense spreading shrub. Prickly tree, abundant large golden yellow balls.

Dry to moist well drained situations. Full sun, semi-shade.

A very ornamental wattle. A noxious weed in some rural areas.
Acacia pycnantha
(Golden Wattle)

3-10 m x 2-5 m

Erect or spreading small tree. Gold flower balls.

Well drained loamy soil. Tolerates light to moderate frosts. Full sun, semi-shade.

Australia's floral emblem. Fast growing and drought resistant. stictophylla (Acacia leprosa)
(Cinnamon Wattle)

2-4 m x 2-4 m

Fast growing small tree. Drooping, aromatic foliage with scented lemon ball flowers. 

Moist to well drained soils. Semi-shade to full shade.

Rare in Victoria. An excellent medium screening plant.
Acacia stricta
(Hop Wattle)

2-5 m x 2-4 m

Open, erect tree with lemon flowers.

Reliable in most clay soils often in moist areas. Full sun to full shade.

A quick growing low windbreak ideal for planting under existing trees.
Acacia verticillata
(Prickly Moses)

1-3 m x 1-3 m

Slightly weeping prickly tree, yellow flowers.

Tolerates both moist and dryish conditions in sandy, clay or rocky soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

A quick growing light screening plant. Seeds and pods provided food for Aborigines.
Allocasuarina littoralis
(Black Sheoke)

4-8 m x 2-5 m

Erect small tree, woody cones.

Bark on old trees is dark and deeply furrowed and is ideal for growing epiphytic orchids.
Banksia marginata
(Silver Banksia)

1-6 m x 1-4 m

Variable dense to open tree, yellow flower spikes.

Prefers good drainage tolerating soils which can be wet in winter and dry in summer. Full sun, semi-shade.

Bushy forms make excellent screening plants.
Banksia spinulosa
(Hairpin Banksia)

2-4 m x 2-5 m

Dense tree, narrow dark green toothed leaves, flowers are golden yellow spikes.

Prefers moist well drained soils but will tolerate dryness once established. Full sun, semi-shade.

An excellent shrub for growing under established trees. Can prune lightly.
Bursaria spinosa
(Sweet Bursaria)

2-6 m x 2-3 m

Upright shrub, masses of fragrant creamy-white flowers.

Well drained to moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

This easily grown plant is attractive in flower and fruit.
Cassinia aculeata

2-4 m x 1-2 m

Open, upright shrub. Aromatic, cauliflower heads of white flowers, or sometimes pink flowers.

Heavy, moist and well drained soils. Semi-shade.

 Cyathea australis
(Rough Tree-fern)

5-15 m high

Upright fibrous trunk. Dark green triangular fronds.

Moist well drained soil tolerating short dry periods and some sun once established. Semi-shade to full shade.

Not easily transplanted. 
 Dicksonia antarctica
(Soft Tree-fern)

2-12 m high 

Robust, erect trunk. Oblong fronds.

Moist humus-rich soil in humid high rainfall areas. Semi-shade to full sun.

Commonly sold as bare trunks in nurseries.
Goodia lotifolia
(Golden Tip)

1-5 m x 1-5 m

Fast growing tree with racemes of fragrant yellow pea flowers.

Moist to dry well drained soils, intolerant of alkaline soil. Full sun, semi-shade.

Very showy in flower. Prune after flowering.
Gynatrix pulchella
(Austral Hemp Bush)

2-4 m x 1.5-3 m

Open woody shrub to small tree. Hairy, heart-shaped leaves.

Well drained moist soil. Semi-shade.

Often profuse in flower. Prune regularly to avoid becoming straggly.
Hedycarya angustifolia
(Native Mulberry)

3-7 m x 4 m

Glossy dark green leaves with inconspicuous pale green flowers.

Rich, moist well drained soil. Dappled to full shade.

Fruit resembles a mulberry but is inedible.
Kunzea leptospermoides (Kunzea ericoides)

2-5 m x 2-4 m

Fast growing with long-stalked white flowers. Also dwarf, weeping form.

Adaptable, tolerating wet and dry periods. Full sun, semi-shade.

A very attractive shrub. Tolerates hard pruning.
Leptospermum grandifolium
(Mountain Tea-tree)

1.5-6 m high

Dense tree with large white flowers.

Moist to wet soil. Semi-shade to dappled shade.
Leptospermum lanigerum
(Wooly Tea-tree)

2-6 m x 1-3 m

Dense shrub or erect small tree. Attractive grey leaves, masses of white flowers.

Moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade. Scorparium (Leptospermum continentale)
(Prickly Tea-tree)

2-5 m x 1.5-3 m

Dense, erect tree, masses of white flowers. Both riparian and heathland forms.

Moist soils. Full sun, semi-shade.
Lomatia myricoides
(River lomatia)

2-5 m x 1-3 m

Small tree with perfumed cream flowers.

Moist well drained soils. Semi-shade to full shade. Tolerates short wet periods.

Attractive slow-growing small tree which flowers well in the garden with summer watering.
Melaleuca ericifolia
(Swamp Paperbark)

4-9 m x 2-6 m

Erect, open to bushy shrub or small tree. Masses of short cream brushes.

Moist or wet fertile soils, tolerating dry conditions once established. Full sun, semi-shade.
Melaleuca squarrosa
(Scented Paperbark)

2-5 m x 1-2 m

Erect, open to compact shrub. Cream to yellow brushes.

Moist to wet soils. Full sun, semi-shade.

An attractive shrub that responds well to pruning.
Olearia argophylla
(Musk Daisy-bush)

3-10 m x 3-5 m

Fast growing tall shrub, white flowers.

Moist, rich, well drained soils. Dappled and full shade. 

An attractive tree for a shady area.
Ozothamnus ferrugineus
(Tree Everlasting)

2-4 m x 2-4 m

Open rounded shrub. White flower heads.

Moist well drained soil. Full sun, semi-shade.
Pittosporum bicolor

3-10 m x 2-4 m

Upright bushy shrub or small tree. Single yellow bell-shaped flowers.

Moist, humus-rich, well drained soils. Semi-shade to full shade.

An interesting shrub for a shaded position.
Polyscias sambucifolia
(Elderberry Panax)

1-3 m x 1-3 m

Rounded shrub or small tree. Clusters of small yellow-green flowers. Edible fruits.

Moist soil. Semi-shade to full shade.
Pomaderris aspera
(Hazel Pomaderris)

5-12 m x 2-4 m

Variable shrub, hairy, deeply veined leaf. Masses of cream flowers.

Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil. Semi-shade to full shade.

A middle-story shrub or tree with interesting markings.
Pomaderris racemosa
(Slender Pomaderris)

2-5 m 1-2 m

Slender shrub. Dark green leaves, small clusters of yellow flowers. Growth is mostly erect.

Well drained soils. Semi-shade to full shade.

Ideal for planting in areas where space is limited.
Prostanthera lasianthos
(Victorian Christmas Bush)

2-8 m x 2-4 m

Compact small shrug or upright small tree. White flowers in Summer. 

Moist, well drained loamy soils. Full sun to full shade.

A spectacular tree in flower. juncea
(Golden Spray)

1.5-5 m x 1-2.5 m

Fast growing shrub, long drooping sprays of yellow flowers.

Poorly drained soils, tolerating salt and lime. Full sun.

Most attractive in flower.