The culms on this bamboo are slender and compact, growing 4-5m in height, with a slight weeping habit at the top. Useful as a fast growing screening plant, with culms also used in South East Asia to make fishing rods, blow pipes and flutes.
The Bay Tree has many qualities, with the edible leaf being a well known culinary herb. In the garden the plant has insect repellent qualities, acting as a guardian to nearby plants more susceptible to insect attack. Slow growing the tree will eventually reach heights in excess of 10 meters if left unpruned.
Depending on severity of coastal conditions this hardy shrub grows up to 5m and bears sweet red fruit that look like birds eyes.
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.
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.
The starchy tubers from the cassava plant are a staple food for many people throughout the world. High in carbohydrates, cassava has been cultivated for thousands of years. Plants are grown from stem cuttings which quickly grow into a shrub whilst forming multiple tubers underground.
Chinese Dwarf bamboo grows naturally to 3-4m, but responds very well to hedging to a lower preferred height. Its dense and compact growth habit is softened by lush green foliage.
The Feijoa is an ornamental shrub from South America with delicious fruit. Shrubs are dense and leafy which makes them suitable for screening.
Depending on climate and growing conditions the Jaboticaba will mature at a height of 3 to 5 meters. The compact upright form of the shrub makes it a wonderful screening plant that can be pruned to a desired height. Fruit grows on the old growth stems and trunk so pruning a mature plant will result in reduced yield.
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.
Fragrant white flowers are followed by clusters of translucent pink fruits that are citrus in flavour. The fruit is sweet and juicy but slightly resinous. Eat fresh or use the berries to create delicious and uniquely flavoured jams and sauces.
Popular fast growing hedging or screening shrub with attractive and highly scented white flowers.
Beautiful dark red skinned fruits ripen in Summer with sweet pinkish pulp. The tree is highly ornamental, with deep red colored leaves and fluffy pink flowers.
This weeping evergreen rainforest tree offers clusters of popular bushfood fruit and is commonly used in street landscaping.
Song of India is a bushy upright shrub with multiple upright branches that are thin and pliable and tend to dance on the wind as it passes by. Ornamental leaves are distinctively marked with a central green stripe sandwiched between cream-yellow edges.