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Kurrajong

$3.95 ($3.95-$9.90 choose a size)

A hardy tree for drier sites frequently grown for shade or stock fodder. Trees have a straight stout trunk and produce cream flowers in spring. Indigenous Australians used the bark fibres to make rope and string, the wood was used for fire sticks. A common tree in drier rainforests.
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Foambark

$3.95 ($2.45-$9.90 choose a size)

The bark and leaves of this tree are shaken in water to produce foam that contains a chemical that stuns fish. An attractive tree with ferny foliage and a rounded crown. Irritating hairs surround the orange capsule that releases brown seed. 8m

Fig - Small Leaved

$4.95 ($4.95-$14.90 choose a size)

This is a large spreading strangling fig with a dense shady crown. It is an excellent bird attracting tree and is beautiful if grown in a container or used for bonsai.

Lilly Pilly - Red Apple

$4.90 ($4.90-$12.90 choose a size)

The large prominent fruits of this tree will change as they age from a light pink to a dark red. The tree is large with a large spreading crown. Often the trunk in older specimens is buttressed. This tree is attractive to fruit eating birds and other wildlife.

Palm - Alexander

$4.90

A tall slender palm with a distinctive swollen base. The white underside of the fronds separates it from the similar A. cunninghamii. Needs protection from both frost and full sun.

Fig - Rusty

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

A small to medium tree with a bushy habit. The dark green leaves have rusty brown hairs on the underside producing a fascinating colour change on windy days. Makes a beautiful shade tree, very hardy.

Palm - Cabbage

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

Tall palm with a large crown of fan-shaped fronds. Massed cream flowers are followed by black fruits. Hardy in full sun and various soils, but needs plenty of water. Attractive indoor plant, although prickly.

Flame Tree x Lacebark Brachychiton

$34.95

A hybrid grafted selection of a natural cross between the Flame Tree and Lacebark. Has characteristics of both parents. Spectacular flowering, hardy quick growing tree suited to a wide range of climates

Plum Pine

$3.90 ($3.90-$49.00 choose a size)

Attractive rainforest pine that bears greenish seeds on swollen edible stalks. The purple fruit are grape like with a sweet juicy pulp with a subtle plum flavour. The slightly resinous fruit can be used for both sweet and savoury recipes. It is an attractive hedge due to its contrasting dark and lime green foliage. The timber is popular as a cabinet making. The trees are male or female so planting 3 or more together will increase your chances of getting both a male and female tree which then allows for pollination and fruit set.

Alectryon - Hairy Birds Eye

$2.95

The fleshy aril is quite pleasing to the taste, although there isnt much of it; but the seeds are cyanide collectors, and toxic, especially if chewed. Great caution should be exercised if you are tempted to try these fruits.

Aniseed Myrtle

$21.90 ($4.90-$21.90 choose a size)

This stunning rainforest tree has strong aniseed scented leaves that make a delicious refreshing aniseed tea. The leaves are often used for flavouring desserts, sauces and preserves.

Aspen - Silver

$9.90

A rainforest tree in the citrus family. Common names include doughwood, snowwood, and mushyberry as well as silver aspen. The fruit is a moist, fleshy drupe.

Atherton Oak

$14.90

This highly attractive tree is native to the highlands of Far North Queensland and up to Cape Tribulation. It is hardy outside of its natural range and will grow well in subtropical gardens that have enough space for a large, attractive specimen tree. The blue fruits are up to 4cm long and contain a woody-shelled nut with a large, crunchy edible kernal. Ripe in spring.

Barklya

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

A spectacular small tree with brilliant yellow flowers in spring. Slow growing but worth the wait. Shiny heart-shaped leaves are pale green, creating a dense shady canopy.

Black Apple

$9.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

A tall tree with a fluted trunk and bushfood potential. This tree produces a small apple-sized fruit that is eaten by rainforest mammals. The edible flesh is a rich red, with a delicate, slightly sweet flavour. 28m

Black Plum

$12.75 ($4.90-$12.75 choose a size)

Shrub or small tree whose leaves are dark green on the upper surface and yellowish below. Small yellow flowers are followed by shiny black berries for the birds in late summer and autumn. 4 to 10m

Black Walnut

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

Tall shrub to medium sized tree native to subtropical rainforest Northern NSW. Unrelated to the Northern Hemisphere Black Walnut

Black-leaved Silky Oak

$2.95

Ornamental bushy upright tree to 10m. Showy racemes of creamy white flowers, flattened leathery follicles. Not too slow, need protected site in sun or shade, lots of water.

Blue Quandong

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Fast growing rainforest tree. The species is well regarded for its timber and as a key in regenerating rainforest. The fruit of this species is round and blue, between 20 and 30 mm across, and has a seed with deep convolutions in its shell. These are eaten whole by cassowaries, woompoo pigeon and spectacled flying foxes, which pass the nut undamaged. A large tree up to 50 metres tall, usually with elaborate buttressed roots. Flowers, fruit, foliage and shape make this an ideal tree for large gardens or parks.

Blunt-leafed Steelwood

$9.90 ($2.95-$9.90 choose a size)

Small tidy tree with slender trunk and compact crown. Red fruits are bird attractive. Suitable as a street tree. Hardy in full sun.

Blunt-leaved Tulip

$12.90 ($4.90-$12.90 choose a size)

Attractive small tree, although the species may grow to 20 meters high, most trees are less than 10 meters high. The new growth is an unusual bluish-black colour. Eye-catching orange fruits are produced in abundance and split to revel shiny black seeds that are surrounded by a bright red aril.

Booyong - Black

$15.90 ($4.90-$15.90 choose a size)

One of the largest buttressed trees of our native rainforest. Very attractive tree for planting in large gardens or rainforest restoration. Has proved quiet cold tolerant in recent frosts.

Booyong - White

$9.90 ($4.90-$9.90 choose a size)

Large buttressed tree in natural conditions, much smaller in cultivation. New growth is bronze-pink, foliage is dense. Hardy in full sun if ample water is available, otherwise, prefers shade when young.

Bower Of Beauty - Pink

$17.90 ($11.90-$17.90 choose a size)

The Bower of beauty is a vigorous climber that likes part shade but accepts full sun as well. This popular and well known variety is native to NSW and Queensland but is often seen growing all over Australia. It can be easily trained over fences and trellises forming a dense screen.

Brown Bolly gum

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

A fairly tough, easy to establish tree that attracts birds and other native wildlife. The green, red, purple or black fleshy fruits are a favourite of cassowaries and fruit pigeons. Not suitable for human consumption.

Brown Silky Oak

$12.90

Rainforest tree native to North QLD. Very bushy and attractive tree with large glossy leaves and fragrant, nectar-rich, creamy-white flowers.

Brown Tamarind

$10.90 ($4.90-$10.90 choose a size)

A good shade tree with glossy, dark green foliage. Needs well-drained soil in a partially shaded position. Makes an excellent indoor plant. Leaves are pale grey and have a felt-like feel underneath.

Brush Cassia

$16.90 ($9.90-$16.90 choose a size)

Rare cassia, native to North NSW and South Qld, found in lowland subtropical rainforest. Dark bushy tree to 10m with spectacular showers of golden flowers in spring time.

Cassowary Pine

$14.95 ($14.90-$14.95 choose a size)

This is a beautiful tree with large glossy leaves and stunning pendulous flowers. The flowers produce large quantities of nectar which attract lots of wildlife. Cassowary love feeding on the large fruits when in season. Also called the mango pine, this deciduous or semi-deciduous tree is found in New Guinea and Australia chiefly in coastal areas. The glossy leaves tend to be whorled at the ends of the branches, The fragrant white flowers are in long pendulous spikes and appear just prior to the new growth flush. Will grow as far south as subtropical Northern NSW.

Cheese Tree - Umbrella

$9.90 ($4.90-$9.90 choose a size)

An attractive rainforest trees with glossy leaves and a graceful habit. The common name refers to the attractive umbrella shaped canopy when they trees are young and the cheese shaped fruits. Native to rainforest north of the Clarence River. Prefers moist soils in palm forests and swampy areas

Coachwood

$12.90 ($3.90-$12.90 choose a size)

Coachwood is one of the very few rainforest species that flourishes in the gullies of Sydney bushland. The trees are very distinctive, tall, with dark green, glossy leaves, mottled grey and white bark and flowers with white petal-like sepals that later turn pink. Coachwood grows in coastal rainforests of NSW and QLD. As the name suggests, Coachwood was used in early days for coach building but it has a multitude of other applications. The timber is used extensively for decorative work and also for flooring, furniture and boat masts. Seating in the High Court of Australia in Canberra was manufactured from timber cut from the rainforests west of Wauchope on the NSW north coast. It is said that the freshly sawn timber has a fragrance not unlike caramel. If you have room, consider planting a Coachwood in your garden. Unlike eucalypts, they dont drop leaves, are reasonably slow growing and will provide you with lovely dark green foliage. Coachwoods provide suitable roosting sites for Powerful Owls, and parrots eat the mature seeds. Coachwood make an ideal Cabinet Timber Rainforest planting. They grow naturally together and are a perfect long term investment for a cabinet timber plantation. Problem will be that you may never want to cut them down as they make a beautiful single species Rainforest stand. Some superb stands of Coachwood can be seen up in the Washpool National Park between Grafton and Glenn Innes.

Coogera

$9.90 ($2.95-$9.90 choose a size)

This is a very attractive small tree especially when it is in full flush as the tree is cover with limp pink new growth.  It has a dense bushy habit and is excellent for coastal areas as it is tolerant of salt winds.  It is native to littoral and seasonally dry rainforests from the mid north coast of NSW through to north Queensland.

Coogera - Twin-leaved

$2.95

Small tree, with showy pink new leaf growth in winter, fruits are developed in summer and are bird attracting. Hardy once established.

Corduroy Tamarind

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

This is an easy to grow attractive rainfofrest tree, it has bright red new growth and delicious fruits for those who like tartness. The common name comes from ridges in the wood beneath the bark. The corduroy tamarind can grow into a large shade tree to about 30m.

Dinosperma erythrococcum - Tingletongue

$2.95

Native to dry rainforests from the Richmond River to the Torres Strait islands. Fruits are very attractive to Australian king parrots.

Eumundi Quandong

$49.00 ($21.90-$49.00 choose a size)

A slow growing, large, evergreen tree prized for its dark, green glossy, leaves and flushes of bronze- red new growth. Finely fringed flowers are attractive to birds. Uses include street tree, specimen tree, hedging, windbreak and on roadside plantings. Also known for use in timber production.

Fig - Deciduous

$14.75 ($4.95-$14.75 choose a size)

Deciduous strangling fig. Food source for the rare and endangered Coxens Fig-parrot and Wompoo fruit dove. This is one of the best fig for bonsai as it forms wonderful aerial roots, it also grows into a spectacular buttressed trees.

Fig - Hills Weeping

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

These large evergreen trees have short main trunks or several main trunks supporting a dense canopy of lustrous dark green leaves on slightly pendulous branches. Produces small green figs which ripen to salmon pink. 20m

Fig - Moreton Bay

$15.90 ($4.95-$15.90 choose a size)

This Fig can take two forms, as a magnificent tall spreading tree or as a strangling vine depending on where the seed lands. When the roots finally reach the ground they will start to encircle their host tree until they eventually strangle it and takes it place in the forest. The orange coloured fig turns a dark purple when ripe. The edible figs appear around February until May. 40m. Makes a great Bonsai

Fig - Strangler

$11.90 ($4.95-$11.90 choose a size)

As a strangler fig the seeds germinate high in the canopy of the rainforest on a limb or in the fork of a tree. The small trees sends out aerial roots which head for the ground where they take root and begin the process of strangling the host tree, this can take 100 years or more to completely rot the original tree leaving a lattice work of roots and a hollow trunked fig tree. They can be grown as a free standing tree provided they have plenty of room, makes a lovely indoor potted plant or bonsai. Fruits are edible.

Fig - White

$12.90 ($3.95-$12.90 choose a size)

A large, spreading tree, A strangler in lowland subtropical rainforest from the Clarence in NSW to northern QLD. One of the most spectacular specimens of this tree is the curtain fig at Yungaburra on the Atherton Tablelands.

Firewheel Tree

$12.90 ($3.95-$14.75 choose a size)

This beautiful tree is planted all around the world but is naturally endemic to the rainforests of Qld and NSW. The name Wheel of Fire comes from the red flowers that resemble a flattened wheel. The timber is used for cabinetwork. To 30m

Flame on Bottle

$89.00 ($39.00-$89.00 choose a size)

Australia's most spectacular flowering rainforest tree with brilliant red flowers in mid spring. Superb shade tree and very hardy, will grow in most regions of Australia. Grafted onto bottle trees they form an interesting and appealing swollen trunk and will flower within 3 years and selected from a vibrant flowering selection.

Flame Tree

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

A spectacular native rainforest tree for large gardens. Bright green, shiny, palmate shaped leaves with red bell-shaped flowers in summer. Flowers best after a hot dry summer. Tolerant of most soil types and positions.

Flame Tree - Grafted

$34.95 ($19.75-$79.00 choose a size)

Australias most spectacular flowering rainforest tree with brilliant red flowers in mid spring. Superb shade tree and very hardy, will grow in most regions of Australia. Grafted trees will flower within 3 years and selected from a vibrant flowering selection.

Flintwood

$2.95

An attractive tree, with dense attractive foliage. Large specimens have somewhat buttressed or flanged trunks. Grows to 25m in Coastal rainforests.

Glossy Laurel

$9.90 ($3.95-$9.90 choose a size)

A highly ornamental tree with dark, glossy foliage and bunches of small, yellow flowers followed by striking bright-red fruit. A native rainforest shrub appearing in subtropical rainforests north of Lismore.

Golden penda

$12.75 ($2.95-$12.75 choose a size)

A highly ornamental tree, native to Nth Qld Rainforests. Beautiful yellow flowers with prominent anthers occuring in winter. Its glossy green leaves makes it an ideal landscape specimen as far south as Sydney.

Hairy Rosewood

$14.90 ($2.95-$14.90 choose a size)

Sub-tropical and dry rainforest tree, attractive shade tree for large gardens and parks. Flowers are pleasantly perfumed when young but odour becomes offensive with age. Small to medium tree in cultivated state, fast growing when young.

Hairy Walnut

$16.90

Low bushy tree, occasionally reaching up to 30m. Shows admirable timber qualities and beautiful red fruits and attractive coppery new growth. The nuts can be used as a bush food after specific preparation.Rainforest tree growing in eastern Australia. The habitat is subtropical rainforest growing near streams in valleys. The range of natural distribution is from the Bellinger River, New South Wales to Bulburin National Park, south west of Gladstone, Queensland.
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Lacebark

$14.75 ($4.90-$14.75 choose a size)

The large, bell-shaped flowers are usually deep pink and occur in clusters at the ends of the branches. The flowers are very spectacular and are followed by seed capsules which contain many large seeds.
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Foambark

$3.95 ($2.45-$9.90 choose a size)

The bark and leaves of this tree are shaken in water to produce foam that contains a chemical that stuns fish. An attractive tree with ferny foliage and a rounded crown. Irritating hairs surround the orange capsule that releases brown seed. 8m

Red Cedar

$14.90 ($4.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Fast growing deciduous rainforest tree highly valued for its timber in earlier days. Has now become rare. Easily grown on moist soils of eastern Australia.

White Beech

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Medium to large fast growing timber or specimen tree with purple and white flowers and bright blue-purple fruits which attract native pigeons. Excellent in tub when young. Partly deciduous. This superb rainforest tree is difficult to germinate, this year we have good stocks and are offering them on special while we have plenty.

Fig - Small Leaved

$4.95 ($4.95-$14.90 choose a size)

This is a large spreading strangling fig with a dense shady crown. It is an excellent bird attracting tree and is beautiful if grown in a container or used for bonsai.

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Eamonn O'loghlin
11y ago

Paddington, QLD, Australia

Dimocarpus australianus - Native Lychee

Identical to longan in taste and appearance. Very closely related.

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