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Red Cedar

$4.40 ($4.40-$18.75 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.
Buy 4+ @$4.40
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Lomandra hystrix - Mat Rush

$2.90 ($2.90-$17.75 choose a size)

This tufted hardy plant has arching strap-like leaves yellow-green flower spikes in spring. Suited to wet soils and is ideal for use around water features. It prefers part shade though will tolerate full sun. It can also be used indoors and will accept a wide range of soils and climates.
Buy 8+ @$2.90

Pink Euodia

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

A fast growing rainforest tree with masses of pink flowers along the branches in summer, attracting many species of birds and butterflies. The euodia is the host tree for the UIlysses butterfly and may flower when only a year old.
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Baeckia - Clarence River

$12.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Fine, weeping foliage and abundant white flowers in Spring and Summer, make this pretty shrub a good addition to a native garden. Perfect for a medium height, informal hedge
Buy 2+ @$12.90
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Fine-leaved Tuckeroo

$2.75 ($2.75-$4.90 choose a size)

A tree with an attractive rounded crown of pinkish to light green young pinnate foliage. Yellow-orange flowers are followed by pear shaped orange seed capsules in December. Relatively rarerainforest tree recorded from the Brunswick River, NSW to Nambour, Qld. It was known for its hard, tough light coloured timber
Buy 4+ @$2.75
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White Beech

$14.75 ($3.90-$17.90 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, so supply can vary
Buy 2+ @$14.75

Water Gum

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

An attractive tree with dark glossy leaves and a dense crown. As a name suggests it prefers wet areas in rainforests such as creek banks. Water Gum provides food for the blue triangle butterfly. Fruiting occurs in Autumn.

Blueberry Ash - Prima Donna

$14.90

Small upright tree with masses of dainty, pink, fringed bell flowers followed by bird attractive blue berries. Hardy.

Cudgerie

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

Fast growing tall tree with large leaves and up-turned branches. Hardy in most conditions but prefers plenty of moisture. One of the best pioneer trees. A butterfly attracting tree.

Yellow wood

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

Sub-tropical and dry rainforest tree growing from Richmond River, NSW to Gympie, SE QLD.The yellow, elastic and durable timber was used extensively for coach building because of its steam bending qualities. Good shade tree.
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Lomandra longifolia - Mat Rush

$12.75 ($2.45-$12.75 choose a size)

Extremely versatile and hardy plants that will grow almost anywhere. An important stabilizing plant for river banks and streams as well as a useful ornamental grass in native gardens
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Native Ginger

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

The ginger tasting roots are eaten and the flesh from the bright blue fruit can be sucked off the seeds. Excellent landscape specimen. A versatile plant loved by First Nations people. The large leaves are thatched and used to make shelters and to wrap food for cooking.

Cassowary Pine

$14.95 ($14.95-$21.90 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.

Cordyline - Red fruited Palm Lily

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.75 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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Ivory Curl Tree

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

This tall shrub or small tree flowers in its third year. It is often grown as a street tree or specimen where its sweetly scented cream flower spikes can be appreciated. Retains its compact shape when grown in full sun. Frost tender when young.

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.

Rosewood

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

An excellent shade tree that is well suited to large gardens or parks. Established plants are hardy and tolerant of dry conditions but need protection from hot sun and frosts when young. It's rose-scented, red timber is durable and resistant to termites and excellent for carving and cabinet work.

Tuckeroo

$4.90 ($4.90-$17.75 choose a size)

An attractive, fast growing and hardy small to medium tree well suited to coastal areas. Good wildlife food source. Makes a excellent street tree or pioneer in reforestation.

Rose Maple

$14.90

Cryptocarya rigida is a small tree or shrub growing in high rainfall areas in north eastern New South Wales, Australia. Common around rainforest or eucalyptus ecotone areas, generally on the poorer soils at the edge of rainforests. It is found from Wyong (33 S) in New South Wales to the border of the state of Queensland at the McPherson Range (28 S). Reaches a height of ten metres and a trunk diameter of around 20 cm.
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Blue Quandong

$3.40 ($3.40-$18.75 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.
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Birds Nest Fern

$16.90

An epiphyte fern that grows on rocks and on trees where large specimens can circle the tree trunk. native to eastern New South Wales and Queensland. The clumps can reach a large size, with the centre of the fern acting as a reservoir for debris. They make a spectacular understory planting in rainforest gardens, and are suitable for growing in shade houses and as house plants in a shaded position.

Golden penda

$3.95 ($3.95-$17.75 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.

White Lace Flower

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

Flowers are produced in the spring or summer, , like masses of fluffy whit feathers scattered over the tree. These are followed by the eye catching seed pods which are yellow and red and curl back on themselves to reveal the black seeds. It prefers well-drained rich soil.

Brush Cassia

$14.90 ($14.90-$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.

Alectryon - Beach

$2.95

A small tree up to 11 metres in height. Only found growing near the sea from as far south as Newcastle to Maryborough in Queensland.

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.

Aspen - Hairy acronychia

$3.90

Fast growing and adaptable tree with broad, furry, trifoliate leaves, white flowers and clear yellow aromatic fruits with a sweet, refreshing and fragrant flavour. Prefers good soil and protection from frost.

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.

Australian Daphne

$9.90 ($1.95-$9.90 choose a size)

Dense Evergreen small to medium tree with sweetly perfumed cream flowers September to November, followed by showy orange berries in winter. Shiny, wavy edged leaves.

Banana Bush

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

An understory plant native to mid north NSW to North QLD. Appreciates good light but not direct sun. These pretty yellow fruits resemble tiny bananas however they are not edible.

Barklya

$4.90 ($4.90-$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. In native forest the tree grows to 18m, though smaller when grown in the open.

Batswing coral

$4.90

Scarlet pea-flowers in spring occur usually when the tree is leafless making this an attractive addition to any garden. Birds are attracted to the showy flowers. Growing 6 to 10mthey are commonly seen in dry rainforests. The thorny trunk is another interesting feature of this tree.

Black bean

$14.75 ($14.75-$17.90 choose a size)

An attractive native Riperian Rainforest tree with glossy dark green foliage and profuse flushes of yellow and red pea-like flowers during summer. The timber is highly prized. Bird attracting. 40m

Black Walnut

$17.90 ($17.75-$17.90 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.

Bleeding Heart

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

A shrub or small tree with soft green leaves above and grey/green underneath. The mature leaves often turn a dark red. The two-lobed bluish capsular fruits ripen from December through to March. 6m

Blueberry ash

$3.90 ($3.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Small upright tree with masses of dainty, white, fringed bell flowers followed by bird attractive blue berries. A strikingly beautiful with a dense crown of foliage, needs little maintenance to thrive, surviving well in low nutrient and dry soils, grows well from shade through to full sun.

Blunt-leafed Steelwood

$2.95 ($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

$4.90 ($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

$17.90 ($4.90-$17.90 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

$4.90 ($4.90-$14.90 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

$11.90 ($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

$2.95 ($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 Kurrajong

$14.90

Small, fast, pioneer species with an open spreading habit and horizontal branches layered with white flowers in December. Very hardy, withstands full sun. Provides a useful shelter for more tender rainforest trees.

Brown Tamarind

$9.90 ($4.90-$9.90 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.

Callicoma

$2.95

Candle Nut

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

A north Qld native, this large rainforest tree has a spreading crown of large leaves. The brown fruit envelopes the highly nutritious nuts that are delicious roasted. Commonly used in Indonesian dishes, curry pastes and as a meat tenderiser. The nuts should not be eaten raw as the toxin in the oil can induce nausea and vomiting. The early settlers found that the high oil content of the nuts enabled them to burn with a smoky flame for up to 20 minutes.Weed Warning: This large rainforest tree is a north Qld native, however it is a very vigorous self seeder and can cause concern outside of its local area, producing an abundance of the brown fruit.

Celerywood

$14.90

A very elegant bird attracting tree that is fast growing. It is a very useful pioneer tree used for rainforest regeneration projects.

Cheese Tree

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

Fast growing bushy tree with spreading crown of smooth shining leaves. Pretty foliage and red fruits shaped like miniature round cheeses that are highly attractive to birds. A hardy pioneer tree which grows best in full sun. 6 to 8m

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
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Red Cedar

$4.40 ($4.40-$18.75 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.
Buy 4+ @$4.40
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Lomandra hystrix - Mat Rush

$2.90 ($2.90-$17.75 choose a size)

This tufted hardy plant has arching strap-like leaves yellow-green flower spikes in spring. Suited to wet soils and is ideal for use around water features. It prefers part shade though will tolerate full sun. It can also be used indoors and will accept a wide range of soils and climates.
Buy 8+ @$2.90

Cassowary Pine

$14.95 ($14.95-$21.90 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.
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White Beech

$14.75 ($3.90-$17.90 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, so supply can vary
Buy 2+ @$14.75
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Lomandra longifolia - Mat Rush

$12.75 ($2.45-$12.75 choose a size)

Extremely versatile and hardy plants that will grow almost anywhere. An important stabilizing plant for river banks and streams as well as a useful ornamental grass in native gardens
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