Aeonium Pinwheel is a small hardy succulent shrub from the sub-tropic Canary Island growing to 0.6m in height and width. Multiple loose rosettes of green leaves crowning each branch and cream star shaped flowers bloom in Spring.
Aloe 'Black Gem' is a cultivate which forms stemless pointed rosettes that readily offset into clumps. Leaves are firm and bronze in colour, going dark green when grown in the shade.
The Aniseed Myrtle tree is native to a remanent rainforests in north east NSW. Increasingly rare in the wild this handsome evergreen tree deserves to be planted in more gardens. When crushed the leaf of the aniseed myrtle has a distinct licorice scent and is growing in use as a spice in the food industry.
Enjoy your own home grown rasberries native to Australia. Bright red fruit, slightly larger than the exotic raspberries, ripen in autumn through to winter. This raspberry plant grows in an upright weeping fashion and can be trestled.
The Beach Cherry is a slow growing tropical shrub that prefers moist well mulched conditions. The sweet juicy fruit is best eaten raw. Fruits from individual plants can vary in flavour however this remains our favourite bushfood.
Leaves are used in Vietnam as a wrap for meats and vegetables. The vine is hardy when grown in frost free conditions with moist soil underfoot.
The tropical fruit tree starts to bear fruit after 4 years and fruit is edible once ripe. Fruit tastes mildly of chocolate only when perfectly ripe, hence its common name Chocolate Pudding Fruit. The tree grows well in most soil types, but does not tolerate prolonged drought or moderate to heavy frosts.
Buttressed tree to 35m with open almost horizontal branches. Leaf edges are slightly serated and old leaves turn red before falling. The iridescent blue fruit is edible but sour to taste in raw form. It can be used in jams, pies or stewed in sugar to make puree. The silver-white truck is distinct and the timber is highly valued.
Bowen Mango trees produce sweet, delicious, high quality fruit. Trees start to produce fruit at around three years of age, and reach cropping maturity at around 7 years.
Brahmi is known as the memory herb. It is a small leaved groundcover with pretty white flowers that last for some time. Brahmi has been used in traditional Indian medicine for thousands of years as a tonic for the nervous system, promoting clarity of thinking, mental calmness, and emotional balance.
The Brazilian Cherry bears edible red cherry like fruit. Useful as a screening plant it can be hedged to size, or allowed to grow into a small tree which will slowly reach its natural height of around 7 meters. The leaves bring colour with the seasons as they change to red during winter, and glossy vibrant green during the summer rainy season.
This low growing perennial vegetable which is easy to maintain and provides a year round supply of spinach once established.
The Brush Cherry produces tangy and enjoyable fruit however it's mostly planted in gardens as a fast growing screen, and is well known for it's hardiness.
This herb gets its name from the white whiskered flowers which bloom in Summer and Autumn, however it is most widely grown for the medicinal qualities of its leaves. Cat's Whiskers leaves are sold as tea in South East Asia and known as Java Tea or Kidney Tea.
Coastal Rosemary is a very hardy native shrub, popular in street scaping due to its tolerance to high winds, full sun, salt spray and low water. This plant is host to the Rayed Blue butterfly. The shrub can be hedged or grown freely into a dense spreading shrub reaching 2m in height.
Coffee is a globally adored bean but how many of us grow it and get to appreciate this beautiful small tree in the garden? Glossy ornamental leaves can be enjoyed all year round, and in spring you can enjoy your own home grown coffee once the berries ripen to red and are ready for harvest.
Low growing succulent with orange green pointed leaves that intensify to copper in colour when grown in full sun. Tolerates frost to -2 degrees and grows well in free draining soil positioned in either full or part sun.
This unique looking crassula has suction cup type branches. It is a small growing Jade plant that can reach 90cm high.
A compact small thorny shrub that is almost always in bloom with clusters of the most beautiful miniature cream flowers. Deep green leaves and long lasting bloom make a very attractive, fast growing hybrid.
The Curry Tree is a small elegant tree with an abundance of glossy leaves. Leaves realease a curry aroma when crushed, and when fried they provide a delicious crunchy garnish to stir-fries.
Fleshy green ribbed stems bear large white flowers in Summer that bloom for one night only with a strong attractive fragrance to lure in pollinators. Delicious pink leathery skinned fruit with red flesh ripens during Autumn and is normally ready to harvest before Winter in the subtropics.
Fleshy green ribbed stems bear large white flowers in Summer that bloom for one night only with a strong attractive fragrance to lure in pollinators. Delicious pink leathery skinned fruit with white flesh ripens during Autumn and is normally ready to harvest before Winter in the subtropics.
Fleshy green ribbed stems bear large white flowers in Summer that bloom for one night only with a strong attractive fragrance to lure in pollinators. Yellow leathery skinned fruit with sweet white flesh ripens during Autumn and is normally ready to harvest before Winter in the subtropics.
The lush tropical leaves of this ginger emit a strong cardamom-cinnamon like fragrance when crushed.