Hibiscus tiliaceus – Cottonwood (flowers, edible, medicinal) Leptospernum laevigatum – Australian Tea Tree(flowers, medicinal) Acronychia laeris – Hard Aspen/Northern White Lilly Pilly (aromatic, flowers, edible) Cupaniopsis anacardioides – Tuckeroo (flowers, edible) Melaleuca viridiflora – Broad Leaved Paperbark (flowers, medicinal, bark useful) Banksia aemula – Wallum Banksia (flowers) Pipturus argenteus – Native Mulberry (flowers, edible, dye) Alectryon […]
10 Wind Break Trees For The Sunshine Coast 1- Hibiscus Tiliaceus ( Cotton Tree) used for rope making and the bark for infusion for antiseptic 2- Pandanus ( Bush tucker fruit growing to 40cm wide) 3- Syzygium luehmannii (Bright Red Edible Fruit) 4- Bottle brushes (Good for bees and Birds) 5- Olive Trees ( Great […]
I believe these trees are all high-emergent strata trees (except coastal banksia may function as medium–I’m not sure). More could be said for lower strata plants, but here are 10 upper strata trees: tallow wood (Eucalyptus microcorys) fencing timber turpentine (Syncarpia glomerulifera) construction and marine infrastructure timber crop Casuarina glauca (swamp oak) native support species, […]
Which wind breaking tree species to use in South East QLD? Here’s a list of 10 great wind break species for Brisbane / South East Queensland.
The 10 best windbreak species for South-East Queensland, Australia. See the list below, with each plant name and use case. Lilly Pilly’s food and bird/ bee attractant Lomandra grasses for underplanting Bottle brushes bird/ bee attractant, firewood Olive Trees food Manuka / tea trees: Medicinal, firewood Blackwood timber/ furniture, firewood Queensland Wattle tree tall/ emergent […]
10 native plant species for wind breaks in the local/Tilligerry area + helpful attributes: 1. Melaleuca hypericifolia (Hillock Bush) – flowers / pollinators 2. Omalanthus populifolius (Bleeding Heart) – ornamental garden plant (beauty) 3. Cupaniopsis anacardioides (Tuckeroo) – Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing 4. Exocarpos cupressiformis (Native cherry) – The timber was […]
Very windy up here at times so shelter and wind breaks are much needed! Passionfruit vines = beautiful fruit great distance covered for shelter in summer and lets light through when leaves die off. Lilly pilly Acmena Smithii = thick and lush pleasant to look at. Fejoa hedges Acca Selliana= hardy ever green leathery leaves […]
Wind Break Species for Geelong, Victoria Species Benefits/other uses Lilly Pilly (Acmena Smithii) Fast growing; shade or sun; drought tolerant; edible berries. Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia Citriodora) Tolerates cold to temperate climates; edible leaves, essential oil Clumping bamboo (Schizostachyum Zollingeri) Fast growing in sunny spot; doesn’t need […]