Spotted Gum is an evergreen tall tree, ornamental. Dappled light coloured bark. White flowers in winter and spring. Planting info: Most soils. Tolerates lime, salt soil and smog. Frost tender when young. Fire retarder.
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.
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.
Lemon Myrtle is a rain forest tree that can grow up to 15m, but is usually a shrub of around 3m. Dense foliage with white heads of flowers. It’s lemon-scented leaves are used as bush tucker. It is also grown commercially for flavouring and oil. Planting info: Moderately hardy in…