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Large trees

The following is a list of large indigenous trees that are available for purchase at the Community Nursery. Please note that stock of many species is highly variable and subject to sell out at short notice.  Helpful nursery staff are available during nursery open hours to provide advice on selecting plants for your garden.

Table key

The table below uses letters to denote the type of environment the species are suited to:

  • A plants are adaptable, growing well in most soil types and aspects
  • C plants are for coast – dune scrub and woodland
  • D plants prefer dry, well drained soils and tolerates dryness once established
  • S plants prefer or tolerate full shade
  • H plants prefer heath or woodland
  • W plants prefer or tolerate moist soils, wetness and periodic inundation

Please note, all indigenous plants provide habitat and food for local birds, insects and other native animals.

Species Name Common Name Mature Size Range (HxW) Key
Banksia integrifolia Coast Banksia 15–20m x 5–12m CD
Eucalyptus camaldulensis River Red Gum 20–50m x 18–20m HA
Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box 16–20m x 12–20m HA
Eucalyptus ovata Swamp Gum 15–25m x 12–20m HW
Eucalyptus pauciflora Snow Gum or White Sallee 10m x 6–10m HA
Eucalyptus radiata Narrow-leaf Peppermint 15–30m x 6–10m HD
Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. pryoriana           Coast Manna-gum 15–16m x 5–12m HCD