Yellow Box is a graceful medium to tall tree, 30-35cm high. Blue-green foliage with white or cream flowers in spring and summer. Planting info: Well-drained soil tolerating dryness. Good shade, shelter, fodder and honey tree. Ornamental.
Messmate Stringybark is a very variable in tree height, ranging 4-70+m high – 6-35m wide. Generally shorter and mallee-like nearer the coast and taller in the mountains. Dense canopy. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil, tolerating short dry periods. Good stock shelterbelt and shade tree. Excellent honey tree.
Manna Gum fast growing medium to tall upright tree, 10-50m high x 8-15m wide. Manna Gum gets long ribbons of shed bark during summer. Open crown. Planting info: Moist well-drained soil but very adaptable to range of conditions. Ornamental. Good shade and shelterbelt tree. Honey tree. Food tree for koalas.
Muntries are a hardy, low growing shrub, to 50cm high x 1-5m spread. Dense fluffy white flowers in spring are followed by edible berries which have an apple-like flavour. Planting info: Well-drained soil, suiting both coastal and inland areas. Full sun or part shade. Drought tolerant. Prune to manage spread.
Bracelet Honey Myrtle tall spreading shrub or small tree, has narrow dark green leaves. White small bottlebrush flowers. Quick growing. Useful for wind breaks. Good for honey bees. Planting info: Any soil. Tolerates dryness. Coastal exposure, lime, salt soil and smog. Usually frost resistant. 4-9m tall by 3-4m wide.
Kangaroo Island Paper bark is an evergreen large shrub to small tree, small dark green leaves, profuse small white flowers in spring. Planting info: Useful for saline areas. Any soil, tolerating wetness, dryness, lime and smog. Frost resistant.
Moonah is a shrub or small tree, 3-8m tall. Fast growing. Cream flowers late spring to summer. Bushy foliage. Planting info: Full sun in any soil, tolerating dryness and wetness. Good shelter belt tree. Heavy salt tolerant.
Coastal Daisy Bush is a hardy, erect dense shrub to 2m. Soft grey foliage. Small yellow daisy flowers in summer-autumn. Edible leaves. Planting info: Well-drained, dry sandy soil in sunny or partly-shaded situation. Coastal.