This is one of the most spectacular of the spring-flowering trees and one of the easiest to grow. During winter its bare branches are covered with large tulip-like flowers, rose-pink outside and white inside. Prefers a rich acid soil. Rustica Rubra is the best flowering magnolia for subtropical climates.
A giant shade tree with magnificent maple-like leaves that turn brilliant shades of red, yellow and gold during autumn. Plant at least 10- 20 metres from buildings and powerlines. Reaches 15 -20 metres on maturity. Deciduous.
Fast growing deciduous spreading tree to 15m. Bright green leaves and clusters of greenish-yellow flowers. Can be tapped for its sweet syrup like the Sugar Maple. Very drought hardy, good specimen tree.
A beautiful and delicate tree when in full bloom. The colour of flowers vary from white to rosy pink and flowering occurs shortly after the growth of new foliage has stopped after a brief deciduous period.
A low chill flowering peach that has a mass of pink full flowers in late July. If no fruit is desired, prune hard after flowering or if fruit is desired prune hard after fruiting in November to get a heavy flowering the flowering Spring.
The Weeping willow is perhaps the most distinctive willow tree species. A moisture-loving tree it makes a spectacular shade tree. The leaves provide a good reserve of feed for stock when pastures are dry.
A small flowering plum grown for an amazing display of white, changing to pink, flowers covering bare willowy branches from mid-spring. Good for small gardens and parks.
Abundant single flowers to 2 cm diameter, with white petals upon opening, gradually becoming coral-pink before falling. Nearly completely covering the long bare branches in mid-spring.
Quite adaptable to a varied site conditions, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun to part-shade. Flowers best in full sun.
A small, dense tree with excellent year-round colour. Magnificent bronze-purple foliage is combined with a good shape and a useful size to make an attractive specimen tree for a protected area in the landscape. Should not be planted in exposed areas where hot summer winds may stress the tree. Leaves may suffer scorch in very hot sun.
Possibly the whitest flowering blossom tree. Flowering cherries are not just beautiful from a distance, each flower is a work of art - naturally beautiful. The Japanese have a festival celebrating the cherry blossom. Spreading tree to 10m wide, 5 m high. Foliage has lovely orange tones in the winter. Suitable for cooler climates only.
Double pink serrated frilly blossom on long stalks hanging in clusters. New spring growth is bronze-red maturing to a deep green, turning golden to orange in Autumn. Upright vase shaped habit, height to approx 4m. Suitable for cooler climates only
A small to medium sized tree with a spreading habit. The large double flowers start as bright pink buds, as the buds open the outer petals become a soft pink and the centers white. These beautiful blooms are produced in abundance. Attractive autumn foliage. Suitable for cooler climates only
A beautiful white flowering form of jacaranda. A spectacular choice for a street tree or large shade tree. Long lived trees that can grow to be 200 years old. Flowers appear in late spring and early summer. Grafting ensures flower will be pure white.
Dark green leaves turning bright red in autumn and small, unpalatable, blue-black grapes. This vigorous, deciduous, ornamental climber has deeply impressed veins on the leaves and thick, brown felt underneath. Performing best in full sun. It is a fast-growing plant that can reach up to 25m (82ft) although it will take some years to get to this height! Due to its size and density of leaf cover, it's best planted on its own.
A brilliant grafted selection, this large tree is ideal as a feature tree in a large garden or parkland where it will produce a stunning Autumn colour display. A giant shade tree with magnificent maple-like leaves that turn brilliant shades of red, yellow and gold during autumn. Plant well away from buildings and power lines.
This well structured and very adaptable tree features some of the best autumn foliage colourings of the hybrid red maples, but is most useful as a medium to large shade tree for car parks, amenity areas around buildings, medium to large properties and for street, avenue or park plantings. Wide range of soil and climatic conditions including relatively wet sites and moderate air pollution. Heat, low levels of drought and cold conditions.
Considered to be the most beautiful selection of Canadian Maple. Displays brilliant red autumn colours and has a neat, upright growth habit making it an excellent choice for small gardens, avenues and street planting.
A tall growing deciduous tree with maidenhair like foliage. The foliage colours golden yellow in Autumn. The female tree bears a plum-like cone with an ill smelling flesh, but the kernel is edible and sweet. Slow growing and requires good soil and plenty of water during summer.
A dense-foliaged deciduous tree that changes to a golden-yellow in autumn. Cultivated trees reach approximately 9 metres in eight. Fast growing and pest free. Frost tolerant. Cut back regularly to keep in shape.
This tree is used extensively as a landscape tree due to its picturesque, unusual shaped crown and autumn coloured foliage. The trees become large making them ideal shade trees. Both male and female tree are needed to produce nuts. The fruits are produced on the female trees and have an unpleasant aroma.
Excellent feature tree with its attractive glossy foliage that emerges as ruby-red, turns bronze-green and then yellow-gold in autumn. The 'Ruby Lace' variety grows to thornless, small to medium-sized tree and has a open, spreading canopy and attractive, fine, weeping foliage. Fast-growing, heat and drought tolerant.
A large deciduous tree suitable for parks and larger gardens, it can grow to 50m tall and is the tallest eastern hardwood. It is fast growing and produces large attractive flowers that are pale green or yellow with bright orange centers.
If you have the space this is an excellent specimen tree for cooler climates.
This beautiful, hardy tree is well adapted to harsh urban conditions. A deciduous tree with Yellow-green, serrated, lobed leaves. Fast growing and drought tolerant. Performs well in warmer areas in sun or semi-shade.
An excellent deciduous farm tree, quick growing and can tolerate most soil types. Does not drop branches and retains leaf to ground level. Ideal for avenues, windbreaks and shade. Well adapted to a wide range of climates. Autumn colours are a deep golden.
Evergreen tree growing to about 10 metres depending on growing conditions. Small smooth glossy leaves. Non suckering, arching almost weeping habit of growth. A splendid tree for many uses under all climatic conditions.