Eucalyptus Tucker Time Honey Pots

Eucalyptus Tucker Time Honey Pots

Eucalyptus Tucker Time Honey Pots Eucalyptus wimmerensis selection The nectar flow from Eucalyptus Honey Pots, a small tree or multi-stemmed mallee, is so strong over summer and autumn that it truly is ‘Tucker Time’ for honey-eating birds and small wrens and tree-creepers. With an ever-drying climate predicted, small trees with low water requirements will be in higher demand than ever for gardens of all sizes. Put simply, gardens need trees  ~ for screening, light shade, structure and habitat, and evergreen to act as year-round carbon collectors. At 4-5 metres in height Eucalyptus Honey Pots won’t take up very much room and because it will flourish in  cool temperate, sub tropical or semi-arid climates, withstand heavy frost and coastal breezes it’s a great little a multi-purpose tree for much of Australia. Download...
Eucalyptus Winter Light

Eucalyptus Winter Light

Eucalyptus Winter Light Eucalyptus viridis (dwarf selection) While you may seek privacy screening on the sunny side of your home, you may also want to take advantage of what light is available in winter ~ so in steps Eucalyptus Winter Light. While the long fine openly spaced leaves will effectively block out the sun’s rays on hot days, they allow light to filter through in winter, without diminishing its screening potential. A fine clean trunk adds to the feeling of lightness, while the foliage is all but hidden by nectar-rich white blossom in summer and autumn ~ which makes honey-eating birds happy residents. Eucalyptus Winter Light will grow in a range of climates from cool temperate to sub tropical and semi arid, in well drained clay or sandy loam. Tolerates frost and near coastal sites. A very useful small tree for shelter belts and broad acre windbreaks. Download...
Eucalyptus Dry White

Eucalyptus Dry White

Eucalyptus Dry White Eucalyptus ornans Small gardens call for small shade & shelter trees and Dry White is the perfect choice at 5-8 metres tall & only 3-5 metres spread. Add the other benefits: fine trunk, smooth bark, highly perfumed silky foliage with pink new growth, a softly weeping habit which allows winter light to penetrate, a long bud-set anticipation period and masses of clustered white flowers in late winter, and you have the perfect package. A second flowering can occur in summer, and the honey-eating birds will be around for a feed in a trice. Grows in climates from cool temperate to sub tropical and semi arid in well drained clay loam soils of a neutral to acid nature, both inland with frost or near-coastal sites. Download...
Eucalyptus Hot Threads

Eucalyptus Hot Threads

Eucalyptus Hot Threads Eucalyptus erythronema selection Eucalyptus Hot Threads has an absolutely beautiful trunk.  Waxy white with seasonal patches of red bark; the canopy is of fine grey-green leaves and large blood-red blossoms that are magnets to honey-eating birds in spring & summer. As it will only grow to 7m tall and 3-5m wide it is suitable for most garden spaces, and in groups or mixed among contrasting trunks they look astonishing when planted any broad landscape design.  Suited to temperate & semi arid climates in well drained neutral to acid ph soils. Frost tolerant inland and will grow in near-coastal...
Eucalyptus Little Star

Eucalyptus Little Star

Eucalyptus Little Star Eucalyptus forresterae Little Star is a small tree or mallee named after Austraflora’s Sue Forrester who, together with Bill Molyneux, recognized it as a new species in a remote region of Gippsland, Victoria. At a height of 3-7 metres & a width of 2-3 metres, it has much to recommend it for small or large gardens and streetscape planting; its smooth olive green or gold stems, small grey-green foliage, clusters of red-orange buds throughout winter and a massed display of cream flowers from spring to early summer set it aside from other small eucalypts. It is extremely frost & cold resistant so cool to temperate climates suit it best.  It likes moist but well drained gravelly or clay loams of neutral to acid pH.  Little Star is a big winner. Download...