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A beautiful, medium sized to large bush of lax habit. Leaves scale-like, adpressed to and concealing the slender branchlets.A wide-spreading shrub or small tree growing 1.5-4(-6)m tall in its native Australia:west Tasmania,where it occurs as a subalpine shrub at altitudes of 570-1,400m.The leaves are scale-like,sometimes reddish at first,turning olive-green or green,1-2mm long and 1.5mm wide.The seed-cones are globose,4x4mm.Hardiness zone 8.

 fitzroya cupressoides © 2013Tree or large shrub having lux pendulous foliage. Given moist and sheltered conditions it can grow very large. Oldest and largest tree in Chile. 50m high and 5m diameter, 3,600 years old. Grows on poorly drained wet soil.

 ginkgo biloba © 2013 (Maidenhair Tree) Unique species of tree, with no living relatives. Various uses in tradional medicine as food. Large trees reaching 20 - 35 metres in height. A combination of resistance to disease, insect-resistant wood and the ability to form aerial roots and sprouts makes ginkgos long-lived, with some specimens claimed to be more than 2,500 years old. Ginkgo biloba has many medicinal/herbal uses, and is the brightest gold Autumn coloured tree.

Ginkgo biloba Autumn GoldOval upright crown. A broadly conical male form with excellent golden yellow autumn colour.A male,broadly conical,symmetrical,tree with especially bright golden yellow autumn colour.In ten years 3x1m or more. Selected at saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation,CA,USA and introduced in 1955.

ginkgo biloba mariken © 2013Autumn colour pictured. Very dwarf and slow growing. Ideal for bonsai, containers and small spaces.  Its fan-shaped green foliage turns bright yellow in autumn before it is shed, creating a pool of colour on the floor of the garden bed or patio. A rare find.

ginkgo biloba pricetoen sentry © 2013A medium-sized tree well suited to narrow locations. Its unique fan-shaped leaves provide excellent autumn colour. Can reach a height of around 10m. Makes a lovely feature specimen.

Narrow growing columnar form of this lovely tree. A columnar form with semi-errect branches.A large-growing,male,conical to columnar,fastigiate tree.In ten years 8x1.5m.Reported from RBG Kew in 1896 but probably no longe identifiable.

Small tree in all attributes compared to the species. Much smaller foliage and a neat pyramidal habit. Typical bright gold autumn tones. Australian selection by michael mekken.

A remarkable form with spreading or weeping branches.A slow-growing tree with a broad umbrella-shaped crown and pendulous spreading branches.In cultivation in Belgium since 1862.More then one clone seems to be in cultivation, some more genuinely pendulous than others.

Jacaranda mimosaefolia White Christmas

Jacaranda mimosaefolia White Christmas Jacaranda
mimosaefolia 'White Christmas'

Michelia x Starbright

michelia x Starbright Michelia 
X Starbright'

Ficus dammaropsis

Ficus dammaropsis Ficus

Australian Rhododendron SocietyThe Ferny Creek Horticultural SocietyGarden Plant Conservation Association of Australia Inc.International Oak SocietyIPPS AustraliaThe Waite ArboretumNursery and Garden Industry VictoriaNursery and Garden Industry Australia

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