SA Coastal Mallee is an evergreen mallee or small to medium tree. Free flowering, white in spring. Good bee plant. Planting info: Useful for limestone areas. Well-drained soil. Tolerates drought and coastal exposure. Usually frost resistant.
Red Flowering Gum is a small tree with stout trunk 10 – 15m and dense, heavily branched crown. Profusely flowering from summer to autumn. Street tree. Attracts birds. Planting info: Most well-drained soils in moderate rainfall areas. A very decorative tree especially when smothered in large flowers of red, apricot…
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.
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.