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Generally rainforest trees can be split up into Understorey Plants, Primary Species, Secondary Species and Mature but there is some overlap

White Bean

$14.90

White Bean is a fast growing tree found on the Eastern seaboard, north from the Clarence River, NSW to North Qld and into SE Asia. It has a handsome form, as the tree develops an open branched structure, and the compound leaves cluster at the ends of the branches giving the foliage a feathery look. Attaining a maximum height of 35m and a stem diameter of up to 80cm when fully grown, it is a wonderful addition to rainforest regeneration plantings. It is well adapted to dry periods and does like good drainage in wet times.
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Cabinet Timber Trees

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The Cabinet Timber Trees are high quality rainforest trees that are great for people with a larger block and who can harvest the timber in about 10-20 years. They are suitable for creating impressive furniture.
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Pioneer Plants

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A list of Pioneer Plants for the australia environment.
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Riparian Trees

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Planting along water courses and creeks for controlling erosion.
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Secondary/Mature

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Rainforest species
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Understorey Plants

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The plants that grow beneath the forest canopy. They are the underbrush or undergrowth that makes a rainforest lush down to ground level. Often these plants can grow in very low light.

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Australia is home to some of the most magnificent and unique rainforest plants in the world. A most versatile group of plants, they have ornamental, environmental and commercial value and can be used to create attractive backyard habitats, as indoor specimen plants, small-scale reforestation projects or large commercial ventures.

Subtropical rainforest is found in high rainfall areas in rich volcanic soil. The forests contain 10 to 60 species of trees, the more common ones being the booyongs, yellow carrabeen, rosewood, figs and lillypillies.

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Grevillea Silky Oak

$2.90 ($2.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Very fast growing slender tree with ferny foliage and bright yellow toothbrush flowers. Grows in a wide range of conditions including southern and inland areas. Good indoor plant.
Buy 4+ @$2.90
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Macadamia Bush Nut

$17.90 ($4.90-$23.90 choose a size)

This was the first Australian native food plant to be grown by non-indigenous Australians as a commercial crop. Genetic diversity of this valuable nut species has been reduced significantly through land clearing. Very hardy and easily grown along most of Australia's east coast and even down into Victoria.
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Davidsons Plum - QLD

$19.75 ($4.90-$24.75 choose a size)

Outstanding small tree for warm position or indoors. Large pinnate leaves make it a striking specimen plant. The edible purple fruits have bright red flesh and make excellent jam. Prefers some shade. Fruits in the autumn and winter. The plum-sized fruit hang from the crown in panicles. Native to North QLD and SE QLD rainforests.
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Hoop Pine

$2.95 ($2.95-$29.00 choose a size)

This is the tallest of the native pines and it is quite capable of reaching heights of more than 40 metres making it an impressive addition to my garden. It is a wonderful bird-attracting tree, as they love to nest in its protective prickly foliage and is an excellent host for lots of native orchid species.Australian Timber Database
Buy 8+ @$2.95

Cordyline - Red fruited Palm Lily

$14.90 ($7.50-$14.90 choose a size)

This is smaller and less bushy than other Palm Lilies, so is ideal for mixing with other plants. Flowers in late spring, grows to 2-3m, and has short, broad leaves with shiny, red berries.
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