Old Tallowood on Red Mountain near Kyogle

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Tallowwood is a favourite tree for koalas

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Tallowood in Subtropical Rainforest in Border Ranges

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Eucalyptus - Tallowwood For Sale

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Leaf of the Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

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Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Eucalyptus microcorys
This tall tree is often found on the edge of rainforests. It has soft, fibrous, orange bark and a dense crown. Tallowwood is so named due to the greasy feel of the wood when cut, and is a known koala feed tree.


event_busy When will it be in Stock?

We previously had the most to buy in Nov and Dec. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Feb and Apr.

Specifications of Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Cherry - Minnie Royal

$79.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Minnie Royal cherry is showing good promise as a low chill producer of fruit with a stand out flavour. It is a medium to large size red cherry with a firm texture Fruiting can be as early as November. The tree is very productive and has been known to set heavy crops in southern California. Chill hours can be as low as 200 hours.
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Cherry - Royal Lee

$79.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Delicious, medium to large dark red cherries are produced on this low chill cherry. Royal Lee is a pollinator for the Minnie Royal, and produces in early summer

Dwarf Avocado - Wurtz (A)

$59.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A small tree to about 4m popular for the back yard. A moderate cropper of medium sized rich, high quality fruit. Pear-shaped with dark green skin using Guatamalan rootstock. Aug - Oct Does best if grown with a B type pollinator.


$17.90 ($17.90-$39.00 choose a size)

Massive fruits up to 30cm long, ripen in late summer. Inside are numerous seeds each covered with soft, sweet, tropically flavoured flesh. Fruit attach to the trunk and branches and fall from this large tropical tree when ready. Eat when the thick skin is soft to the touch. Seeds are high in a cyanogenic glycoside and are highly toxic and must not being eaten without extensive leaching and/or fermentation to remove it. Its natural habitat is the lowland humid tropics, so warm temperatures and high rainfall are needed to grow successfully. Trees are dioecious, meaning male and female flowers are on separate trees, so grow three to ensure you have at least one female. A beautiful tropical shade tree, which can grow to 50 m in a forest habitat, 10-15 in the open. Be wary of sitting under the tree when fruit are ripening between January and May, they fall heavily and without warning
Special Offer: Buy 4+ @$17.90ea usually:$24.00ea

Teak or Crows Ash

$2.90 ($2.90-$18.75 choose a size)

A medium tree much sought after for its durable timber. The leaves are aromatic when crushed. The white flowers appear from Sept to Feb. The fruit is a woody, prickly capsule which opens into five segments releasing winged seed.
Special Offer: Buy 4+ @$2.90ea usually:$4.90ea

Giant Spear Lily


This rare native makes a striking feature plant with its large rosette and tall spikes of red flowers. They are drought hardy and require very little maintenance, other than to prune off spent flowerheads

Eucalyptus - Tallowwood Reviews & Tips

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Tim Bailey
★★★★★ 1y ago

Bowral / Falls Creek, NSW, Australia

Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Excellent growth rate and insect resistance on skeletal sandstone topsoil with heavy clay subsoil, on NSW Sth coast. Drought and waterlogging resistant

Peta Coe
7y ago

Valla, NSW, Australia

Eucalyptus - Tallowwood

Grow Tallowwood to help our dying koala population

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