Native Forestry Tubes
(Common name order)
PRICES (incl. GST)
(Bulk prices apply for purchases of the
following species only, provided they are
collected in one lot.)
Up to 40 - $3.50 each (no minimum per species)
40+ - $2.50 each (minimum 10 per species)
An attractive, ornamental wattle for tropical Australia. Large bushy shrub with
bright yellow flowers. Requires full sun. (Fabaceae)
Large shrub to small tree 4-10m in height. This tree has papery bark and
beautiful flowers that may vary in colour from cream to green, occassionally
red. Can tolerate wet spots. (Myrtaceae)
Multistemmed shrub to 3m high with stringy bark and bright yellow puffy
Exotic timber tree. High value hardwood timber. Hardy. Excellent for the dry
Current stocks of this palm are from McIvor River (near Cooktown), Cape
York Peninsula. Tall attractive palm with large fronds. Fairly hardy.
Shrub or small tree with strong aniseed smell to crushed leaves. Attractive
white flowers. (Rutaceae)
Handsome shrub with beautiful leaves. Bunches of dark red fruit attracts
birds. Hardy and fast growing. (Leeaceae)
Spreading tree with soft weeping branchlets. An excellent tree for beach
Medium spreading tree renowned for its lovely timber. Masses of yellow
flowers along the branches. Large decorative woody seed pods. Often slow
growing for first few years. Benefits from protection when young. (Fabaceae)
Black Tea Tree
Tall bushy shrub with bright green foliage and dense habit. Small white
flowers. A very hardy plant which is an excellent screen. (Myrtaceae)
Very fast growing medium tree with large heart-shaped leaves. Old leaves
turn red. Excellent for difficult sites. (Euphorbiaceae)
Tall, fast growing rainforest tree with straight bole and tiered branches.
Edible blue fruit followed bell shaped flowers. Grown for hardwood timber.
Very hardy. (Elaeocarpaceae)
Bushy small tree with white flowers, showy white fruit and pink/brown new
growth. Excellent screen plant. Hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Fast growing large shrub to small tree with beautiful weeping foliage and
dainty yellow fluffy flowers. Best in cooler climates. (Fabaceae)
Shrub to small tree often with twisted habit. Flowers mostly greenish-cream,
but red/green, pink and bright red flowers also. (Myrtaceae)
Excellent shade tree with spreading habit. Deciduous and quite hardy.
Suitable for beach plantings. (Combretaceae)
Small hardy, bushy tree with small white flowers and black fruit which attracts
birds. Food plant of Blue Triangle Butterfly. (Lauraceae)
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Extremely fast growing hardy tree with large green leaves and creamy
flowers. Good timber. (Fabaceae)
Medium to tall tree with smooth straight trunk and rounded crown. Bark
sheds to reveal lovely green new trunk. Very hardy. Suitable for all sites
including dry land. (Myrtaceae)
Medium shrub with large bright green almost succulent stiff leaves in pairs,
and huge cream flowers with beautiful perfume. Quite hardy. (Loganiaceae)
Tall bushy shrub from Cape York Peninsula. Attractive small white
bottlebrush flowers. Very hardy. Excellent for a damp spot. (Myrtaceae)
Medium shrub with open habit, stiff leaves and red flowers. Rare plant. Best
in full sun. (Myrtaceae)
Medium to large tree with masses of fluffy white flowers. Very hardy.
A large paperbark tree with grey foliage and brownish papery bark. Tolerates
wet spots. (Myrtaceae)
An exotic plant most often used as a foliage filler in tropical gardens. Very
hardy and easy to grow. Sun or shade. This variety is seed grown (hence the
variation). Height up to about 2.5m tall. (Asparagaceae)
Fast growing tree with beautiful pink flowers along the branches. Food plant
of the spectacular Ulysses Butterfly. (Rutaceae)
Large shrub to small tree with purple new growth. Large white fluffy flowers
and delicious red fruit. Very hardy. Makes tasty jam. (Myrtaceae)
A medium spreading tree. Fruit is produced along the branches and extend
to the trunk. Fast growing and hardy. (Moraceae)
Fast growing, tall stately tree with smooth, mottled trunk and white flowers.
Timber tree. (Myrtaceae)
Medium, erect tree with stiff glossy leaves and furrowed corky bark. Excellent
for damp spot. Food plant of beautiful yellow and blue 4 O'Clock Moth.
A shallow rooted succulent plant with yellow-green foliage and bright yellow
flowers. Spreads and roots along the ground so can be used as a
groundcover, in rock walls, wall gardens, and "green rooves", as it does not
require much soil to grow. Full to part sun. (Crassulaceae)
Large shrub or small tree with spectacular, large heads of bright yellow
flowers. Tip prune when young to create bushy form and promote mass
flowering. Hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Medium to tall tree with rough lower bark and smooth white upper trunk and
branches. Useful timber. (Myrtaceae)
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Fast growing and very hardy tree with masses of yellow flowers. Rounded
dense crown. Timber tree. (Fabaceae)
Slender shrub with beautiful white trunk and deep yellow flowers. Very fast
growing. Excellent for coastal plantings. (Fabaceae)
Tall, fast growing tree with beautiful smooth trunk and lemon scent to leaves.
Hardy. Timber tree. (Myrtaceae)
A rare tree from the Herberton area. Attractive grey foliage. A small hardy
gum tree. (Myrtaceae)
Attractive cl umping plant with stiff, dark green foliage. Does very well in
semi-shade. Very hardy with perfumed flowers. (Asparagaceae)
Ophiopogon japonicus "nana"
Neat, clumping grass to 75mm tall, useful as a border plant or between
pavers or stepping stones, to create a softer look. Looks best in part to full
shade. Quite hardy. (Asparagaceae)
Moreton Bay Ash
Handsome tree with smooth trunk and characteristic sock of rough bark at
the base. Tolerant of wide range of conditions including dry inland.
Small, slender tree with very showy yellow and cream, perfumed flowers.
Hardy and fast growing. (Pittosporaceae)
Small tree with dark green foliage and spikes of bright orange flowers. Very
hardy. Plant in full sun. (Fabaceae)
Small tree with large attractive leaves, and fruit which makes good jam or
Small tree with large leaves and yellow flowers. Very fast growing and hardy.
Tall shrub or small tree with large leaves. Attractive red/purple new growth.
Masses of fluffy white flowers. Hardy & fast growing. (Fabaceae)
Medium shrub. Attractive foliage with tiny leaves. Quite hardy and fast
growing. White flowers. (Myrtaceae)
Small tree with compound leaves and large leaflets. Large apricot-coloured
fleshy fruit. (Sapindaceae)
Medium tree with smooth white bark which peels to reveal a salmon pink
trunk. Masses of white flowers in summer. Deciduous in the dry. (Myrtaceae)
A small tree with large dark green leaves, very showy white flowers and large
seed pods. (Myrtaceae)
Compact well shaped medium shrub. Large red brushes with golden tipped
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Toona ciliata (australis)
Fast growing, hardy tree which develops a spreading shady crown. Famous
for its beautiful timber. (Meliaceae)
Quite hardy shrub or small tree with bright red new growth. Fruit borne on the
trunk. Makes an ideal tub plant. (Moraceae)
This very widespread tree is an essential part of any rainforest planting. It is
extremely hardy and has fruit that is eaten by birds. All rainforest plantings
need a few indestructible trees and this is certainly one of them.
Medium to tall tree with rough bark and dark green foliage. Excellent timber
tree. Has been used for carbon sequestration as it is fast growing.
Fast growing, medium to large tree with attractive foliage. Very hardy. Timber
Fast growing, very hardy tree with smooth bark. Stately form. Ideal tree for
difficult situations. (Myrtaceae)
Tall, fast growing tree. Very hardy and suitable for any location. Excellent
along watercourses. Timber tree. Very good windbreak for farms and
Small fast growing tree with bright green foliage. Loads of bright orange fruit
which are relished by birds. (Sapindaceae)
Schefflera bracteata (S.
Rock Umbrella Tree
Rare umbrella tree from the Cape York Peninsula. Thick bright green leaflets
held in a circle round the leaf-stalk. Brown scales on the leaf stalks and
shoot tip. Huge panicles of pinkish flowers. (Araliaceae)
Tree with shiny leaves and red new growth. Flowers followed by woody
umbrella shaped structures. Good timber. (Anacardiaceae)
Very tall, fast growing gum with beautiful white trunk. Unsuitable for high
wind areas. Timber tree. (Myrtaceae)
Tree with large stiff leaves and brilliant red drooping new growth. Fruit
attracts birds. Food plant of Blue Triangle Butterfly. (Lauraceae)
Small tree with brownish leaves and clusters of cream flowers. Fruit yellow,
which split to reveal bright orange seed. Very hardy. (Pittosporaceae)
Very slow growing shrub to small tree with glossy green leaves. Grows
naturally on the coast, close to mangrove stands. Orange-yellow fruit attracts
birds. Wood is very hard and beautiful. (Ebenaceae)
Hardy tree with open habit and mass of orange flowers which attract birds.
Excellent timber species. (Proteaceae)
Large shrub or small tree with small compound leaves and flushes of pink
new growth. Pink/purple decorative seed capsules. (Sapindaceae)
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Silver Leaf Ironbark
Tall tree to 20m high, with beautiful silvery foliage and creamy white flowers.
Conservation status; near threatened. (Myrtaceae)
Large shrub with beautiful silvery leaves and bright yellow flowers. Very
hardy and fast growing. Full sun. (Fabaceae)
Small to medium shrub with narrow lime-green leaves and very showy
display of bright yellow flowers. Hardy. Full sun. (Fabaceae)
Medium to tall tree with smooth bark. Bark shed in strips - newly exposed
surface orange. (Myrtaceae)
An unusual melaleuca with tiny (minute) leaves and lovely foliage. Height
and form varies from a shrub to small tree, and often becomes bonsai
shaped on maturity. Small white flowers. (Myrtaceae)
Snow in Summer
Large, dense, bushy shrub. Makes an excellent screen. Masses of beautiful
white flowers. A hardy shrub which does well in a damp situation. (Myrtaceae)
Attractive clumping plant with stiff, dark green foliage. Suitable for rockeries.
Very hardy with perfumed flowers. (Asparagaceae)
Fast growing, hardy tree with spectacular reddish brown new growth. Showy
white flowers. (Anacardiaceae)
Fast growing, medium to tall tree with dark glossy foliage. Suitable for most
situations. Will tolerate damp spots. (Myrtaceae)
Slender small tree with purple new growth. Glossy serrated leaves. Fairly
hardy. Thrives in a damp spot. (Sapindaceae)
Tall, fast growing bushy timber tree. Useful as inclusion in windbreak but
don't use exclusively, due to brittleness. (Myrtaceae)
Medium bushy shrub bearing masses of small white flowers in spring. Hardy
and adaptable to most situations. (Myrtaceae)
Large, thick bushy shrub. Very showy. White flowers. Quite hardy and
tolerates wet spots. Leaves contain "Tea Tree Oil". (Myrtaceae)
Small, slender tree with large hairy leaves. Unusual brown and red flowers.
Bright orange pods with black seeds. Hardy. (Malvaceae)
Small tree with attractive orange fruit. Suitable as a small shade tree. Quite
A very good timber tree from North Queensland highland areas. Slow
growing but hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Very hardy, fast growing tree. Large heads of red flowers attracts birds.
Good patio plant. (Araliaceae)
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Hardy, slender shrub with large bottlebrush flowers in spring and autumn.
Will tolerate damp soil situations. Benefits from regular pruning. (Myrtaceae)
Fast growing shrub to 1.5 - 2.5m tall, with smooth silver grey bark and fluffy
yellow flowers. (Fabaceae)
Medium to large shrub with red bottlebrush flowers. Weeping foliage. Fast
growing and hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Large tree with weeping foliage and thick white papery bark. Masses of white
flowers laden with nectar. Excellent along watercourses or in a damp spot.
Weeping Tea Tree
Large shrub with extremely attractive weeping form. Beautiful lime green
foliage and a stunning smooth white trunk. Best in warm, wet climates. Must
have lots of water. (Myrtaceae)
White flowers. Makes a good screen. (Myrtaceae)
Medium tree with broad grey leaves. Masses of terminal white flowers.
Attractive yellow, flaky bark. Hardy. (Myrtaceae)
Very large, fast growing, spreading shrub with zig-zag branchlets. Masses of
very bright, dark yellow flowers in profusion in spring. (Fabaceae)
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