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Shade and Ornamental Trees

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Ornamental trees and shrubs are the most important living elements in your home landscape. They beautify your house and garden whilst adding other features such as privacy, act as noise and dust filters, and provide a background of colour. From sprawling ground covers to the most majestic of large trees the following list offers plants to suit all purposes in the home garden.



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Cordylines are attractive ornamental plants for indoor and outdoor feature planting. They thrive in shade moist gardens. Many have lush leaves and come in a variety of colours for landscape accents. Native varieties have fruit that can be eaten.


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Plumeria Rubra
Frangipani Plants for sale in Australia. These flowering plants are known for their fragrant smell and delicate flowers.

Ground Cover

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Plants that have a low growing habit and often sprawl across the ground. Great for stabilising soil and limiting weeds.


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Maples are very attractive Temperate trees developing foliage in shades of yellow, orange, and all shades of red as they lose their leaves for the Winter. Some varieties maintain deep red-coloured foliage throughout the year. Their leaves are a distinctive palm shape across all species.|| Some species are tapped for their sap to make sweet syrup. They make beautiful additions to landscapes and gardens at all times of the year, tolerating shade and full sun. Trees range in size from those suitable to smaller gardens, to those more suited to avenue and landscape plantings. They are all sure to please throughout the year.


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Palm Trees

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Palms are all time favourites for landscaping, they are attractive, versatile and will give any garden a tropical look.

Perfumed Trees

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This selection of trees are fabulous fragrant flowering plants that will fill your garden with delightful scents and fragrances. Some of them are famous for their use in perfumery.

Grape - Ornamental

$19.75 ($15.90-$19.75 choose a size)

The ornamental grape offers fresh green leaves in spring that turn brilliant red, scarlet, purple and orange in autumn. It does well in a range of climates from hot and dry to cool moist and subtropical. It may get some downy mildew in humid coastal climates. This variety doesn't produce fruit, but will flower and soon after drop any fruitlets that form.

Plaited Plants - Malabar Chestnut

$79.00 ($79.00-$99.00 choose a size)

A striking indoor or outdoor plant to grow. Plaited plants give a sculptural effect in a display As the plait matures it will thicken and become more intriguing over time. If you are looking for unique plants then this is one to add to your collection.

Peace Lily - Mojo


Mojo is a stunning indoor plant with beautiful white flowers and broad dark leaves. Mojo is a little more upright and slender than other varieties. Peace lilies soak up harmful chemicals in the air, helping you breathe easier. A great choice for homes and offices, as well as outside in shady tropical garden borders.

Californian Redwood


The tallest trees on earth with specimens reaching 115m in height. A spectacular long-lived evergreen tree, that are amongst the oldest living things on earth, living 1200-1800 years of age. Suited to large parks and gardens or as a bonsai specimen. Trees are monoecious with pollen and seed cones being produced on the same plant.

Sacred Fig

$19.75 ($4.90-$49.00 choose a size)

Considered sacred by followers of Hinduism, and Buddhism, this tree is all about enlightenment, wisdom and the peaceful road of life and is a place to meditate. The sacred fig is a large strangler fig with extensive aerial roots. Thrives in hot, humid climates, it prefers full sun and well drained soil. It can also be grown as an attractive pot plant or bonsai.

Ice Cream Bean


Trees have long pods up to 1.5m long filled with a thick, white, juicy,'cottony' pulp surrounding each large seed and it is sweet and melting. Ingas are large attractive trees with spreading branches and lovely white and yellow pompom type flowers, flowering and fruiting 2-3 times per year. For best fruit set, 2 trees are required This species has the longest pods of the Inga genus, they are a very popular fruit in Latin America. The tree has the added advantage of being nitrogen fixing and is a good choice as a fast growing shade tree. They are very useful as a shady interrow tree in orchards of coffee and cacao, for example. They are fast growing, large trees and respond well to heavy pruning to control size, even coppicing. Weed Warning: This is an attractive fast growing legume tree native to Central and South America. Over the last 20 years Ice Cream Beans have gained popularity in Australia as a nitrogen fixing tree that produces large velvety pods filled with creamy sweet flesh. Its popularity has also generated concerns about its potential to spread, with the main area of concern in NSW from Taree to the Tweed region and into Queensland.

Crepe Myrtle - Tuscarora

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

This small to medium sized tree has dark green foliage that turns reddish-orange in autumn. New growth is red tinged. The bark is attractive and the beautiful dark pink flowers appear in late summer to early autumn. Suitable as a feature tree in gardens and parks. An excellent screening or street tree. Prefers an open sunny position with well drained soil. This cultivar has been bred to resist powdery mildew.

Flowering Peach - Magnifica


Double crimson-red flowers on this flowering peach provide a bright splash of colour for small gardens and other landscapes in early spring. Semi pendulous branches give a weeping effect.

Parrot Tree

$17.75 ($17.75-$24.75 choose a size)

The common name of Parrot Tree derives from the large numbers of parrots attracted to the tree during its flowering season. Flowers appear in spring, are numerous, deep red, and filled with nectar, although exact flowering times vary from tree to tree. The name, Drunken Parrot Tree derives from the fact that the individual flowers contain so much nectar that it has a tendency to ferment before the birds can eat it all, resulting in a mild narcotic effect on the birds. A medium to large, spreading tree, growing up to 20 metres, but more commonly from 5 to 10 metres depending on conditions.

Madagascar jasmine


The trumpet-shaped blooms are in season year-round, provided they are given enough light and water, and are a popular component of bridal bouquets. It is a vigorous climber, tough-stemmed, bearing dark green leathery leaves, which grow in pairs at regular intervals along the vine. It grows best in sunny, tropical conditions, or inside. They can grow from 2-;6 metres, and are widely cultivated as garden plants. They can flourish for years, grown indoors on a sunny windowsill. They can be moved outside or into a greenhouse during the summer.

Flowering Peach - Klara Mayer

$49.00 ($49.00-$69.00 choose a size)

A smaller tree for small gardens, this double pink flowering peach has 'ruffled' petals that make a pretty feature for small gardens.

Hibiscus - Moon Drop


A single bloom of bright orange-yellow veined in pink right through the petals up to the bright pinnkish-red eye.

Cedar - West Indian

$12.90 ($2.90-$12.90 choose a size)

Fast growing, medium sized tree that is a popular cabinet timber due to its fantastic colouring, it produces fine timber with yellow banding and red-brown stripes. The timber is similar to Australian Red Cedar but the tree is easier to grow. The wood has a strong aroma of onions which is reputed to repel insects such as cockroaches. Tolerant of some frost.



These beautiful ornamental shrubs provide a blaze of vibrant floral color throughout summer, and autumn color in cooler climates. Can be used to great effect when planted as a low informal hedge, and look equally impressive when planted singly. Most Abelia species have a densely bushy habit, often with slightly arching branches and small glossy leaves that taper to a fine point. The young foliage has bronze to golden tints that in some cultivars persist to maturity. From late summer, small, full-shaped to tubular, white to pink flowers smother the bushes. Some species have persistent reddish sepals that provide an additional ornamental feature after the flowers have faded.Although hardiness varies considerably, most abelias are not suitable in areas with severe winters. Plant in a position in sun or part-shade with moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Pruning should be undertaken to keep the plant looking tidy whilst maintaining its natural arching habit. Trim to shape in late winter or spring, removing the cane ends and also some of the basal shoots in order to allow room for new growth

Phormium - Bronze Baby

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

A dwarf variety with stunning upright arching foliage in shades of green purple and copper. Low maintenance drought and frost hardy once established. Ideal for mass plantings and garden borders. Bronze to red flowers in summer. Prefers a full sun to part shade position .

Ginger - Spiral 'Belize'


Beautiful landscaping ginger with yellow inflorescence from which emerges the red edible flower. Crisp, tangy and tasty, they make a great addition to salads of all kinds. Prefers lightly shaded, moist areas but can tolerate sun and some dry times. Relatively cold hardy, dies back over winter in cooler areas. Reaches about 1m and can tolerate a range of soils and climates.

Kalanchoe - Flapjack


Attractive succulent with large pancake-like leaves that display bright red edges that catch the sunlight producing a stunning highlight in the garden. Grows to around 75 cm high and is an excellent choice for waterwise gardens.

Jacaranda - White Grafted

$49.00 ($49.00-$99.00 choose a size)

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.The foliage is delicate on young trees, and our potted plants are known for their older leaves to turn yellow and drop during transport to conserve energy. This is not a problem long term. With care and acclimatisation they will bounce back

Photinia Red Robin

$9.75 ($9.75-$14.75 choose a size)

Fast growing evergreen shrub, with a dense habit, that responds well to pruning. New foliage growth is brilliant red in colour, changing to bronze-green as the season progresses and maturing to be dark green. Showy white flowers appear in clusters to be followed by small berries. Ideal as a long lasting hedge, a focal point shrub/small tree, topiarised, or in pots on balconies and courtyards in courtyards.
Special Offer: Buy 4+ @$9.75ea usually:$14.75ea

Maple - Sugar

$19.75 ($9.90-$29.00 choose a size)

Spectacular red, yellow or orange autumn foliage. Prefers rich moist, well-drained soil in a protected, shady position with full sun when mature. This tree is the principal source of maple sugar.
Special Offer: Buy 2+ @$19.75ea usually:$29.00ea


$14.75 ($14.75-$49.00 choose a size)

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.
Special Offer: Buy 4+ @$14.75ea usually:$19.75ea

Chinese pistache

$27.00 ($27.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A spectacular tree that puts on a breath taking display of autumn colour. Flowers are inconspicuous. Foliage is bright green before changing to its autumn splendour. Drought hardy, well drained soil.

Grape - Ornamental

$19.75 ($15.90-$19.75 choose a size)

The ornamental grape offers fresh green leaves in spring that turn brilliant red, scarlet, purple and orange in autumn. It does well in a range of climates from hot and dry to cool moist and subtropical. It may get some downy mildew in humid coastal climates. This variety doesn't produce fruit, but will flower and soon after drop any fruitlets that form.

Small Leaf Tamarind

$2.95 ($2.95-$24.00 choose a size)

The tasty tangy fruit are a refreshing treat eaten raw or can be used in chutneys and sauces. Striking fruit from which the bright red-coated seeds emerge. We stock seedlings and cutting grown trees that fruit early. Fruits in mid summer. This small evergreen tree can be expected to reach only 5-8m in an open garden environment providing a beautiful rich green and shady, spreading crown. Also makes a excellent specimen tub plant as a young tree. The first documentation of the Small Leaf Tamarind tree was in 1891. With only approximately 30 trees left remaining in the wild of Northern NSW this endangered species is attracting quite a bit of attention both amongst bush food enthusiasts and conservationists. A beautiful and easy to manage bush food tree.
Special Offer: Buy 4+ @$2.95ea usually:$4.90ea

Elephant Apple

$3.90 ($3.90-$29.00 choose a size)

Medium sized tree to 15m, attractive corrugated foliage. The knobbly fruits can be used in curries, jellies and jams. Highly ornamental fragrant flowers. Prefers a tropical location, marginal in the subtropics. Fruits are ripe when a yellow colour- pick fruits only when ripe as they will not ripen further. The outer Petals can be prepared and eaten, the gelatinous pulp is often combined with sugar if consumed raw. Medicinal properties and a beautiful shady ornamental tree in warm climates. This tree is found growing in Tropical Asia.
Special Offer: Buy 8+ @$3.90ea usually:$4.90ea


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

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. We are not able to determine which seedlings are male or female until they flower so that is why we recommend 3 plants to be assured you will get at list one female.
Special Offer: Buy 1+ @$19.75ea usually:$29.00ea

Macadamia - 344


The 344 was selected early in the 20th Century by breeders in Hawaii, hence its other name Kau. It is an upright tree with a dense canopy which has better wind resistance than other varieties. An old variety with good quality nuts and adaptability to a wide range of climates. Early season cropping.

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