Some plants of the Whitehorse (Victoria, Australia) area.

The following list is a sample of the range of plants indigenous to this region which are grown at the nursery.

The following are species we TRY to grow given the season and availability of seed and cuttings.
Please ask – we may have a few other species from time to time
Note: there have been many name changes recently


Botanical Name Common Name Characteristics
TREES OVER 6m
Acacia dealbata Silver Wattle Silver grey foliage; lemon flowers winter.
Acacia implexa Lightwood Graceful tree; cream flowers summer.
Acacia mearnsii Black Wattle Medium; shiny dark green leaves; spring
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood Large; cream balls winter/spring.
Acacia pycnantha Golden Wattle National floral emblem; yellow balls winter.
Allocasuarina littoralis Black She-oke Small, erect; dark green branchlets; cones
Eucalyptus cephalocarpa Silver-leaf Stringybark Medium; rough bark; grey/green foliage.
Eucalyptus globoidea White Stringybark Tall; upright tree with compact canopy.
Eucalyptus goniocalyx Long-leaf Box Medium; hard, rough bark, autumn/winter.
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha Red Stringybark Medium; rough bark; spring/autumn flowers.
Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box Tall, handsome; small leaf; spring/summer flowers
Eucalyptus obliqua Messmate Medium/tall; large leaves; flowers summer.
Eucalyptus ovata Swamp Gum Tall; smooth white trunk; autumn flowers.
Eucalyptus radiata Narrow-leaf Peppermint Tall; fine foliage, fibrous bark; spr/sum flowers.
Eucalyptus viminalis Manna Gum Large; smooth white bark shed in ribbons; spr/sum.

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