Pioneers

Pioneers

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  • Beach Birds Eye - Young Plant
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    Beach Birds Eye
    Alectryon Coriaceus

    Depending on severity of coastal conditions this hardy shrub grows up to 5m and bears sweet red fruit that look like birds eyes.

    $8.95
  • Blue Tongue - Leaves Blue Tongue - Leaves
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    Blue Tongue
    Melastoma affine

    The Blue Tongue is a hardy shrub which is host to the rare butterfly Miskin's Blue. The large purple flowers come and go from Spring through to Autumn. The fruit is sweet and true to its name as it dyes the tongue.

    $7.95
  • Kapok Tree
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    Kapok Tree
    Ceiea pentandra

    The Kapok Tree is native to rainforests of tropical America. Up until the introduction of synthetics the tree was grown commercially for its fibre. The tree is a fast growing pioneer that can reach majestic heights of up to 60 meters.

    $15.95
  • Koda - Fruit Koda - Fruit
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    Koda
    Ehretia acuminata

    The Koda is a rainforest pioneer tree native to several countries. This tree produces sweetly scented flowers and fruit, is fast growing, briefly deciduous, has valued timber, and is used in traditional Chinese medicine. A permaculture plant without doubt!

    $10.95
  • Malabar Chestnut - Leaves Malabar Chestnut - Leaves
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    Malabar Chestnut
    Pachira glabra

    This fast growing tropical tree with dark glossy evergreen leaves makes a stunning ornamental and shade tree. Medium sized and variable in height depending on the conditions, it is hardy but does not tolerate frost.

    $9.95
  • Peanut Tree - Leaves
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    Peanut Tree
    Sterculia quadrifida

    Peanut flavoured nuts from this semi-deciduous tree make great a snackfood. Eat raw or roasted or pioneer new recipes with this difficult to find ingredient.

    $9.95
  • Sandpaper Fig - Leaves
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    Sandpaper Fig
    Ficus coronata

    For the fruit to be delicious it must be fully ripened. However in the wild variable flavours can occur ranging from sweet to insipid. This fig is an important food plant for native butterflies, birds and bats. As the name suggests the leaves can be used to sand wood. The Sandpaper Fig is found naturally growing along water courses and prevents erosion...

    $9.95
  • Wild Tamarind - Young Plant
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    Wild Tamarind
    Leucaena leucocephala

    Wild Tamarind is a fast growing leguminous tree to 6 metres with various uses including fodder food, shade tree, nitrogen setting, and charcoal manufacture. In a balanced diet Wild Tamarind is a great tropical fodder crop. We believe it is best kept in a maintained agricultural environment to ensure it does not become weedy (livestock will always munch...

    $6.95

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