Coast Banksia trees produce flowers laden with sweet nectar in Autumn and Winter. Soak the flower in water to impart a sweet flavour or sit back and watch bees hum happily around the flowers on the tree as they gather pollen to feed their hive.
A dense spreading acacia shrub able to tolerate drought, wind, salt and moderate frosts. Seeds are edible and best tasting after being roasted or steamed in their pods.
The hoop pine is an ancient native conifer tree which can grow to over 40 meters in suitable conditions. Tolerant of coastal conditions, pollution, high winds and drought the hoop pine is so versatile that it is often found in windbreaks on farms through to streetscapes on the coast.
Leaves have a strong lemon aroma when crushed. Plants can be used as an effective screen or incorporated into a native garden featuring the fine copper green leaves.
A dense bushy bamboo, typically growing up to 4m high and 3m wide. Responds well to hedging, and is great to use as a privacy screen, wind break or noise break.
This lilly pilly is a popular screening plant used in landscape designs. Fragrant white flowers come in autumn and summer, followed by crisp refreshing edible tart fruits.
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...