Native trees

Local, indigenous, native trees

These native trees are indigenous to the Maroondah, Manningham and Yarra Ranges council areas and are perfectly adapted to these locations. Seeds are collected by experienced and licensed collectors and grown locally, for private gardens council land and revegetation areas.

Native trees grown.

Acacia implexa     Acacia melanoxylon     Acacia pycnantha     Allocasuarina littoralis     Eucalyptus cephalocarpa   
Eucalyptus dives     Eucalyptus globoidea     Eucalyptus goniocalyx     Eucalyptus macrorhyncha
Eucalyptus melliodora     Eucalyptus oblique     Eucalyptus polyanthemos ssp. vestita     Eucalyptus radiate
Eucalyptus rubida ssp. rubida


Acacia implexa

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Acacia implexa
Common Name: Lightwood Wattle
Size: 5-15m Tall * 4-7m Wide
Requirements: Full or partial sun. Well drained soils, tolerating both wet and dry conditions.
Localities: Full or partial sun. Well drained soils, tolerating both wet and dry conditions.
Fast-growing, upright small tree or large shrub. Long lived and very drought tolerant. Bird seed provider.


Acacia melanoxylon

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Acacia melanoxylon
Common Name: Blackwood
Size: 5-30m Tall * 4-15m Wide
Requirements: Full to partial sun. Adaptable to various soil types, but prefers moisture.
Localities: Widespread throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Fast growing, upright tree with dense canopy. Excellent long lived screen. Bird seed provider.


Acacia pycnantha

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Acacia pycnantha
Common Name: Golden Wattle
Size: 3-10m Tall * 2-5m Wide
Requirements: Full or partial sun, well drained drier soils.
Localities: Common throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Erect or spreading small tree with glaucous bark while young. Fast growing and very drought tolerant. Useful screen when pruned to encourage bushy habit. Australian floral emblem.


Allocasuarina littoralis

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Allocasuarina littoralis
Common Name: Black Sheoke
Size: 4-8m Tall * 2-5m Wide
Requirements: Full or part sun. Well drained soils – tolerating dry conditions.
Localities: Common throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Upright small tree. Excellent drought tolerant ornamental screen or windbreak. Bird seed provider.


Eucalyptus cephalocarpa

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Eucalyptus cephalocarpa
Common Name: Silver Leaf Stringybark
Size: 8-20m Tall * 5-15m Wide
Requirements: Full or part sun, moist or swampy soils.
Localities: Widespread throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Medium sized tree with dense canopy.  Butterfly foliage provider.  Bird nectar and seed provider.


Eucalyptus dives

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Eucalyptus dives
Common Name: Broad-Leafed Peppermint
Size: 8-25m Tall * 6-15m Wide
Requirements: Full to part sun. Adaptable to most soils except very wet, will tolerate dry and stony conditions.
Localities: Uncommon in Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Dense tree with large canopy.  Good shade and windbreak species.  Butterfly (caterpillar) foliage provider.  Bird seed and nectar provider.


Eucalyptus globoidea

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Eucalyptus globoidea
Common Name: White Stringybark
Size: 10-30m x 8-20m
Requirements: Full to partial sun. Moist to swampy soils, quite adaptable within this range.
Localities: A few locations in Maroondah.
Upright tree with compact canopy.  Good shade tree for large areas.  Butterfly (caterpillar) foliage provider.  Bird seed and nectar provider.


Eucalyptus goniocalyx

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Eucalyptus goniocalyx
Common Name: Long Leaved Box
Size: 8-20m Tall * 6-15m Wide
Requirements: Full or part sun, well drained, drier soils.
Localities: Common throughout Maroondah and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Fast growing tree with rounded crown.  Very drought tolerant.  Bird nectar and seed provider.  Butterfly nectar and foliage provider.


Eucalyptus macrorhyncha

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Eucalyptus macrorhyncha
Common Name: Red Stringybark
Size: 10-35m Tall x10-20m Wide
Requirements: Full to part sun. Well drained clay loam soils. Does not tolerate wet soils, roots are sensitive to soil compaction.
Localities: Found throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Upright tree with rounded canopy.  Bird nectar and seed provider.  Butterfly nectar and foliage provider.


Eucalyptus melliodora

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Eucalyptus melliodora
Common Name: Yellow Box
Size: 10-30m Tall * 8-25m Wide
Requirements: Full or part sun. Well drained, dry or moist soil.
Localities: throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Variable in form.  Open or dense tree.  Bird nectar and seed provider, butterfly nectar and foliage provider.


Eucalyptus obilqua

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Eucalyptus obilqua
Common Name: Messmate Stringybark
Size: 4-70 m Tall x 6-35 m Wide
Requirements: Full to part sun. Moist well drained soils, tolerating short dry periods.
Localities: Common throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Upright tree with dense canopy.  Bird nectar and seed provider, butterfly nectar and foliage provider.


Eucalyptus polyanthemos

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Eucalyptus polyanthemos ssp. vestita
Common Name: Red Box
Size: 7-25m Tall * 5-15m Wide
Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Well drained soils, relatively dry.
Localities: Widespread throughout various reserves in drier parts of Maroondah and Manningham.
Slow growing small to medium tree with compact or spreading crown.  Bird nectar and seed provider, butterfly nectar and foliage provider.  Koala food plant.


Eucalyptus radiata

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Eucalyptus radiata
Common Name: Narrow Leaved Peppermint
Size: 10-30m Tall * 6-20m Wide
Requirements: Full to part sun. Moist to dry, well drained soil.
Localities: Common throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Low branching tree with dense canopy.  Bird seed and nectar provider.  Butterfly nectar and foliage provider.  Koala food tree.


Eucalyptus rubida

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Eucalyptus rubida ssp. rubida
Common Name: Candlebark Gum
Size: 10-25m Tall * 10-20m Wide
Requirements: Full or partial sun. Well drained, drier soils.
Localities: Found in several places throughout Maroondah, Manningham and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Our Nursery is named after this tree.  Upright tree with dense, spreading or rounded crown.  Butterfly nectar and foliage provider.  Bird seed and nectar provider.  Koala food tree.


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