Jubaea chilensis

The Chilean Wine Palm is endangered in the wild and rarely grown in Australia for sale. Understandably considering that the seed can take more than two years to germinate and the plants that I have at the nursery in 10″ pots are at least six years on from germination! I have done the hard work …

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Cydonia sinensis

This was until recently known as Pseudocydonia sinensis or the mock Chinese quince and it has to be the best small tree that one could have! It has attractive pink blossom in late spring that in summer become large egg shaped yellow -green fruit which can be used for jelly or as I found out …

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Firmiana simplex

A rarely used deciduous  tree comes from China and Japan and its huge leaves make a tropical statement without the tree its self being tropical. It will grow in anopen aspect and tolerate a range of different soils so there can only be one excuse for its lack of representation in Australian gardens, no one …

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