Acer – Japanese Maple – Lovely green leaves that deepen over summer and then autumn sees stunning, almost iridescent, oranges, yellows and bright to deep crimson reds. Acers truly are spectacular!
Carob – Carob trees feature edible pods, the seeds are not consumed. They grow to become quite large trees when mature, as large as 10m x 10m.
Deciduous Trees – The glory of autumn foliage from the hundreds of tree varieties introduced to Australia is only one good reason to grow deciduous trees. The bare trees of winter, stark but beautiful, are also valued for their ability to provide change to the scenery.
Proteas – Proteas, Leucadendrons, Leucospermum, Telopeas and some other Protea like shrubs offer colour and interest year around with minimal maintenance.
Silver Birch – Several decades ago Silver Birches were the tree of choice in Melbourne. Their glorious trunks and delicate foliage danced across the Melbourne landscape.
Trees for Small Gardens – You would be amazed at how little room you really need for a tree or two!