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Cassowary Pine

$14.75 ($14.75-$49.00 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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Native Gardenia

$14.75 ($3.90-$14.90 choose a size)

An evergreen rainforest tree with attractive glossy foliage and highly perfumed, small, white, tubular flowers, in spring. They also produce a large, edible, yellow fruit which turns brown and soft when ripe. The smooth flesh around the seed can be sucked, it is sweet like dates but has a bitter aftertaste. The flesh under the skin is similar with a gritty texture. Ideal for large tubs, shade tree or somewhere the delightful scent of the flowers can be enjoyed.
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Black bean

$12.75 ($12.75-$18.75 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
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Kauri Pine Qld

$19.75 ($4.95-$49.00 choose a size)

A magnificent tree that is suitable for larger gardens, the kauri has a tall trunk and a large crown. Planted in an open position it will become a magnificent feature tree. Requires a moist soil for best results. Protect from frost when very young. Can also be used for an indoor plant, where its leathery leaves are very attractive

Tulipwood

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

An attractive spreading tree with glossy leaflets. Flowers are insignificant. Showy fruits occur during winter and are two-lobed, yellow or red with large black seeds.
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Blue Quandong

$3.90 ($3.90-$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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Lomandra hystrix - Mat Rush

$2.75 ($2.75-$17.75 choose a size)

This hardy Bushfood plant has arching strap-like leaves and 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. Useful for drainage swales and erosion control. Like its cousin Lomandra longifolia the base of the leaves make a tasty snack. Pull the leaves out from the base of the clump and chew the white fleshy base of them, they taste a little like sweet peas. The lusher the growing conditions, the better the taste. Flowers are high in nectar and can be soaked in water for a flavoured, refreshing drink. Mature seed can be ground into a flour to make a damper. The strap-like leaves make great weaving material too.
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White Beech

$17.90 ($4.90-$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
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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.
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Native Ginger

$17.90 ($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.
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Native Ginger - Atherton Red Back

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

Versatile plant used by Aboriginal people. The ginger tasting roots were eaten and the flesh from the bright blue fruit. This Red Coloured form is from Atherton Tablelands. The large leaves were thatched and used to make shelters and to wrap food for cooking.
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Bower Of Beauty - Pink

$17.90 ($17.90-$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.
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Three-veined Cryptocarya

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

An excellent small spreading tree for coastal planting or other sites with very good drainage. Dense clusters of small greenish flowers are followed by bird attracting black fruit.
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Leichhardt Bean

$18.75 ($4.90-$18.75 choose a size)

This tree has beautiful 30cm sprays of yellow-orange flowers in summer. Drought resistant. Pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, silver eyes and Australian ravens feed on this species.
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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 Kurrajong

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

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.

Yellow wood

$4.90 ($4.90-$14.90 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.

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. The best displays occur after a hot dry start to summer The tree flowers when it is deciduous and sometimes flowers spectacularly in the Christmas holiday period. They stand out in native forest vistas during this time. Tolerant of most soil types and positions.
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Pink Euodia

$18.75 ($3.40-$18.75 choose a size)

A fast growing native 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 Ulysses butterfly and may flower when only a year old.
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Fig - Deciduous

$4.95 ($4.95-$14.90 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.

Rosewood

$14.90 ($4.90-$16.90 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.
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Red Ash

$14.90 ($4.90-$17.75 choose a size)

This tree is a natural colonizer in a wide range of conditions. Fruits are round and black and the mealy flesh encloses two hard capsules. These usually fall, leaving red seeds attached to the twigs for months.

Palm - Bangalow

$4.90 ($4.90-$79.00 choose a size)

Tall graceful, fast growing palm which can stand boggy ground, full shade or some exposure. Frost tender when young. Mature specimens display large clusters of bird-attractive red fruits.
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Hoop Pine

$4.90 ($4.90-$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

Richmond Birdwing Vine

$21.90 ($7.50-$23.90 choose a size)

A large vine of temperate subtropical rainforests. The vine attracts one of the largest and most spectacular butterflies the Richmond Birdwing Butterfly which is considered an endangered species. This is the only food source for the catterpillars of this butterfly and is essential for the survival of the species. Plants require support on which to climb, a trellis, a fence or over a stump.

Firewheel Tree

$16.90 ($4.90-$16.90 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
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Cordyline - Broad leaved palm lily

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

This is an excellent container plant with palm like foliage. A native understorey rainforest plant that lends a tropical feel to landscapes and gardens. Very hardy and attractive
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Red Cedar

$17.90 ($4.90-$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.

Bleeding Heart

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

A handsome shrub or small tree with soft green leaves above and grey/green underneath. The mature leaves often turn a dark red and can stand out in the landscape. The two-lobed bluish capsular fruits ripen from December through to March. Growth to about 6m. This tree is common in regrowth of disturbed areas and on the margins of forest
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Lomandra longifolia - Mat Rush

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

Extremely versatile and hardy bush tucker plants that will grow almost anywhere. An important stabilizing plant for stream banks, as well as a useful ornamental grass in native gardens. Pull the leaves out from the base of the clump and chew the white fleshy base of them, they taste a little like sweet peas. The lusher the growing conditions, the better the taste. Flowers are high in nectar and can be soaked in water for a flavoured, refreshing drink. Mature seed can be ground into a flour to make a damper. The strap-like leaves make great weaving material too.
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Hairy Rosewood

$17.90 ($2.95-$17.90 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.

Cudgerie

$15.90 ($4.90-$15.90 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.
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Tuckeroo - Small leaved

$3.90 ($3.90-$4.90 choose a size)

A medium tree growing up to 20 m, but usually smaller. Found in dry rainforests, it is endemic to Australia, ranging from Gloucester, NSW to Gympie, SE Qld. A hardy, small tree with spreading crown creating good shade. Small panicles of pale flowers are followed by bird-attractive fruits. Tough in drier sites, but species grows slowly.
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Palm - Fan

$19.90 ($19.90-$19.90 choose a size)

Tropical native palm with striking, fan-shaped palm leaves, up to 2m in diameter. A single trunk supports the crown of bright green, almost round leaves, forming the sub canopy of North Qld rainforest. Endemic to the Wet Tropics, from Ingham to Cooktown, in rainforests and swamps. Prefers warm temperatures above 12C and high rainfall and humidity. Slow growing and tolerant of shade, and this is preferential when young. They prefer increasing light exposure as they grow. May make a beautiful indoor plant with care. Fruits are an important food source for Cassowaries during the wet season, when little else is available. For Aboriginal people, the trees are an important part of their cultural history, being used for food and shelter construction.
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Blueberry ash

$17.90 ($4.95-$17.90 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.
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Staghorn Fern (30cm)

$39.00

The staghorn is one of the most prominent and stunning features of our native rainforest. They are epiphytic and adorn the treetops with their spectacular foliage, they can also be lithophytic which means growing on rocks. Each fern consists of two types of frond, the nest fronds are infertile and grow around the host tree holding the fern firmly in place as well as providing it with a nest at the top to catch falling leaves which rot down and feed the plant. The fertile fronds are the dramatic antler shaped fronds that produce the spore, these hang down from the center of the fern. It is important to give your fern a bright spot in filtered sunlight, they do not like dense shade but will appreciate some humidity. Protect from drying winds and do not over water your fern. Feed with a liquid fertilizer during the warmer months.

Tree Fern

$19.75

This is a beautiful and hardy native Australian tree fern which is adaptable to many sites provided it has adequate moisture levels. It is fast growing with large lacy fronds and a slender trunk that is adorned with a pattern of oval scars where the old leaf bases are shed cleanly. It makes a very attractive garden plant where it will prefer a frost free moist position.

Wollemi Pine

$250.00

The Wollemi Pine or Dinosaur Treeis one of the worlds oldest and rarest surviving trees, it was known only from 90 million year old fossils until its rediscoveryin 1994 by David Noble in the Wollemi National Park.It is a member of the Araucariaceae family which include the Kauri Pine, Hoop Pine and the Bunya Pine. The Wollemi is unique from the other pines in many ways, including its coppicing habit andthe beautiful ferny appearance of the foliage. The intriguing chocolate coloured bark takes on a bubbly texture as the tree matures. Even more strange are the wax coatings which appear in the winter to protect the new growing tips, these are called the polar caps and are yet another unique feature of this amazing native Australian tree.Trees are surprising hardy and can withstand temperatures down to -5 degrees Celsius as well as up to 45 degrees. This makes them a very versatile tree that can be grown in a variety of situations. They prefer slightly acidic soil with a PH of 5.5 to 6 which needsto bewell drained.Photos By J.Plaza

Native frangipani

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.75 choose a size)

A fast growing, Australian native rainforest tree bearing terminal clusters of very fragrant, cream flowers that age to a golden yellow. Highly recommended hardy specimen tree.

Plum Pine - Female Cutting

$23.90

Cutting grown Female plants will enable the earlier harvest of these Australian rainforest fruits. The trees bear seed on swollen edible stalks - which is the 'plum'. The seeds get darker the riper they are. The purple 'fruit' are grape like with a sweet, juicy, soft jelly-like 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. A male will most likely be required, but anecdotal reports do exist of lone females producing fruit.

Candle Nut

$24.00 ($14.90-$29.00 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.

Tree Waratah

$23.90 ($4.95-$23.90 choose a size)

This is one of the most stunning rainforest trees with a spectacular flowering in spring. Adapting well to cool climates, it will flower most prolifically if grown in full sun in deep rich soil with extra water given in periods of hot dry weather.

Native Olive

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

Bushy tree to 30m with a sparse canopy.The trunk has smooth grey brown bark.The blue-black fruit are oval, the fruit are bird attracting and the tree is an excellent butterfly host. This is a fast growing pioneer species.

Cycad - Burrawang

$39.00 ($29.00-$39.00 choose a size)

A native cycad with a sturdy trunk and palm-like, green leaves up to 1.8m long. Grows in full sun or full shade and tolerates light frosts. Ideal for large containers or general garden planting.

Golden penda

$4.90 ($4.90-$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.

Prickly Rasp Fern

$12.90

This fern is found growing in a variety of habitats such as rainforest margins, eucalypt forests and rainforests. It is well adapted to both sunny and shaded areas. Its new growth is bright orange-pink and is a stunning understory plant. The fern is usually easy to grow in gardens, containers and baskets. Having a spreading growth habit makes D. aspera suitable as a groundcover. It grows best in shady conditions and in acidic soil, with high organic composition.

Native Violet

$5.75

Small spreading ground cover forming extensive mats in damp areas. White and purple violet-shaped flowers for long periods. Flowers are edible and can be used in salads. Full sun to part shade. Dies back in winter. Useful for hanging baskets

Macaranga

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

Very fast growing,vigorous tree for exposed sites. The broad heart shaped leaves are distinctive and ornamental. Suitable for shelterbelts, initial rainforest regeneration and as a background foliage plant in the garden.

Blueberry Ash - Prima Donna

$14.90

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

Native Wisteria

$18.90

Prolific purple flowers, like the introduced Wisteria, however the leaves are retained all year. It is very showy, fast-growing and a reliable climber. It can cope with cold once established and requires strong supports to grow.

Fine-leaved Tuckeroo

$4.90 ($4.90-$17.90 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

Stream Lily

$12.90

Native to NSW and QLD rainforest creeks and gullies. They have long, dark-green strap-like leaves and form clumps that are up to 2 metres high. The tall flower spikes, which appear in the summer, are pale pink, look beautiful in their natural environment, landscaping the creeks of the Border Ranges. Loves moist shaded spots.

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.

Fig - Small Leaved

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.75 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.

Koda

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

Fast growing medium tree with scented flowers and golden-yellow bird-attractive berries. Briefly deciduous. Hardy.

Onion Cedar

$17.90

This rare and endangered tree was heavily logged for its timber which is as beautiful as red cedar once it has been soaked to remove the onion scent. If the bark is scratched this also has the aroma of onions. The bright pinkish red fruits attract the beautiful Wompoo and Rose crowned fruit doves, the fruits also smell of onions. The tree is large and attractive and is found in the edges of sub tropical rain forests and in the areas where the rainforest meets the eucalypt forests of northern NSW and southern Queensland. Trees will grow best in well drained rich soil.

Brown Silky Oak

$14.90

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

Fig - Strangler

$12.90 ($4.95-$12.90 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.

Cordyline - Narrow-leaved palm lily

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

Medium cordyline found in all major types of rainforest north of to the McPherson Range. An elegant plant with purple to black fruit, well suited to smaller gardens to create a lush, rainforest feeling. It can grow in sun or shade, and in shallow or deep soils. Though it thrives in moist conditions, it is very drought tolerant; so an established plant should require little supplemental watering. Its tolerance of low light and water also make it an attractive and low-maintenance pot plant for indoors or outdoors.

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. It is quite cold tolerant and can be grown in cooler locations like Adelaide and Melbourne. Black Booyong can grow to 20m, an important species in rainforest plantings. It is native to eastern Australia.

Celerywood

$17.90

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

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.

Birds Nest Fern

$14.90

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.

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.

White Cedar

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

Hardy deciduous native tree, suitable as a quick growing shade tree. The fragrant lilac flowers and yellow fruits of the White Cedar make it an appealing ornamental tree. It is poisonous to humans and dogs, but birds and possums are fond of the fruit. Semi-deciduous. 13m

Coachwood

$4.90 ($4.90-$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.

Red Bean

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

(Previously Dysoxylum muelleri) Native rainforest tree used for cabinet making. The heart wood is a rich red colour and resembles Rosewood or Rose Mahogony but lacks the odour of that wood

Pencil Cedar

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

Mature pencil cedars are sparsely branched with an umbrella-type canopy of long leaves. Very fast growing with a year growth rate of up to 3m. A handsome foliage plant for subtropical gardens and useful indoor specimen when young

Red fruited Saw sedge

$14.90

The red seeds of this attractive tussock sedge can be ground for flour, and also provide food and nesting habitat to native birds. The edges of the leaves are serrated and can easily cut skin. A native perennial, it can be found in rainforests, schlerophyll forest and inland woodlands in NSW and QLD

Jackwood

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

Medium to large tree with dense crown of dark leaves, paler underneath. Black wrinkled fruits are attractive to birds. Hardy in most areas, including southern Australia. Moderately fast growing.

Rough Maidenhair Fern

$12.90

An excellent ground cover fern with an attractive pink flush.  Native to rainforest and wet schlerophyll forests it adapts readily to cultivation although may be slow growing. It is more tolerant of sun and drying out than other fern species and is perfect for hanging baskets.

Native pomegranate

$9.90

Small tree with large, lightly scented, white flowers that have over 100 spreading stamens, flowers from Nov to Jan.Round green fruits on long stalks from March to May. 6m

Baeckia - Clarence River

$14.90 ($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

Fern Leaved Tamarind

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

A beautiful, showing rainforest tree from North Queensland. Its ferny foliage flushes with soft pink new growth making it a stunning feature tree for rainforest plantings. Small yellow flowers are follow but the bright yellow seed pods that split to reveal the red seeds. It requires a sheltered, frost free site and is slow growing buts its bushy habit and colourful foliage means it always looks gorgeous.

Hard quandong

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

A large and impressive tree, growing to 45 metres tall. It grows in tropical and sub-tropical lowland rainforests. It is less frequently seen in drier inland rainforests, littoral rainforests and in swampy areas at sea level. Revegetation species for middle bank of riparian zones.

Queensland Maple

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

Medium to large handsome tree with compact crown and dark leaves. Hardy and fast growing. The attractive, figured timber makes it a valuable species for agro-forestry. Excellent tree for reforestation.

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.

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.

Palm - Cabbage

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.75 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.

Little Evodia

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

This is a beautiful small rainforest tree from North Queensland. Fast growing and tolerant of light frosts the vibrant lolly pink flowers light up the tree in summer. It is one of the food plants for the brilliant blue Ulysses butterfly.

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.

Climbing Pandan

$12.90

Found in the moist forests of the Queensland coast, from the far north eastern corner of NSW to Cape York.  Where penetrating light allows it forms dense columns where it can obscure the trunk of its supporting tree.  The spiralling leaves with their prickly edges overlap at the leaf base, older branching stems are naked with wirey clinging roots which attached themselves to the supporting tree as this pandan climps into the canopy seeking out light.  The bright red fruits are both attractive and the flesh is edible but with the typical pandan sting to them.

Lignum vitae

$19.90

An excellent tree for regeneration plots, this tree is fast growing, attractive and fruits when young. The bright pink fruits attract Green Catbirds and Rose Crowned Fruit Doves. As the tree matures in the forest it grows a fluted pale trunk with flaky bark, growing to about 30m with a trunk of up to 70-90cm. In open plantings it is much smaller.

Olivers Sassafras

$9.90

Very handsome, shapely tree with dark, wavy, scented leaves. New growth is striking. Foliage retained to the ground. Tolerates a wide range of conditions but looks best in partial shade.

Rainforest Cassia

$4.90

Golden and lightly fragrant flowers appear in early summer and are visited by various native bees, the flowers are pollinated by the buzzing action on the flowers by these bees. Trees prefer rich soil, good drainage and protections from extreme heat and frost. Also called the Brush Senna, this small shrub to about 3m is an endangered native senna that is found in small populations from Gloucester to Gladstone. This is a delightful little understorey plant with bright yellow flowers that is lovely to grow.

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.

Black Walnut Australian Native

$14.90 ($14.90-$17.75 choose a size)

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

Tamanu - Calophyllum inophyllum

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

Tamanu Oil, extracted from the fruit of Calophyllum inophyllum is renowned for its remarkable healing properties. Native to the Polynesian Islands it is frost sensitive, and grows into a very attractive shade tree.

Pepperberry Tree

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

A large bushy tree with attractive foliage. Birds love the black fruits, also known as the white walnut tree.