We are planting trees and understorey shrubs that are native to the area and which will provide the best habitat for the threatened wildlife in this location.

Apple Box (Eucalyptus Bridgesiana)

Eucalyptus bridgesiana, commonly known as Apple Box or But-but, is a medium to large sized tree of the genus Eucalyptus. It occurs in south eastern Australia, typically in grassy woodland and near watercourses around the lower slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The bark of the Apple Box is generally rough and course, with the … Read more

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Australian Indigo (Indigofera australis)

Indigofera australis, the Australian indigo or Austral indigo, is an attractive species of leguminous shrub in the genus Indigofera (family Fabaceae). The genus name Indigofera is Neo-Latin for “bearing Indigo” (Indigo is a purple dye originally obtained from some Indigofera species). Australis, from the Latin, means not “Australian” but “southern”, referring to the geographical distribution … Read more

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Black Wattle (Acacia Mearnsii)

A. mearnsii plays an important role in the ecosystem in its native Australia. As a pioneer plant it quickly binds the erosion-prone soil following the bushfires that are common in its Australian habitats. Like other leguminous plants, it fixes the atmospheric nitrogen in the soil. Other woodland species can rapidly use these increased nitrogen levels … Read more

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Blakely’s Red Gum (Eucalyptus blakelyi)

Eucalyptus blakelyi is a common tree species in the grassy woodlands of the western slopes on the tablelands of New South Wales and Victoria. In Queensland it occurs in the Stanthorpe area. This species can attain up to 25 m in height and prefers alluvial flats, midslope terrain or depressions with seasonal water flows. It is often … Read more

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Bottlebrush “Sugar Candy” (Callistemon sieberi)

Bottlebrush Sugar Candy (Callistemon sieberi OR Melaleuca paludicola) is a plant in the myrtle family and is endemic to eastern Australia. It is a shrub or small tree with flexible, often drooping branches, pinkish new growth and spikes of cream, pale yellow, or sometimes pink flowers in summer. It is a shrub or tree growing … Read more

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Buloke (Allocasuarina Luehmanii)

Description The evergreen tree typically grows to a height of 10 to 20 metres (33 to 66 ft) and usually produces a clear trunk. It is moderately to long-lived, usually over 15 years with a moderate growth rate. It is dioecious with male and female flowers on separate plants, which flowers in spring. It is … Read more

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