Suitable Replacement Trees

Peppercorn Tree

Botanical Name - Schinus molle var. areira

Plant Height: 15metres.
Plant Spread: 10m.
Utility: Shade tree, Street tree, Fire retardant, Insect repellant.
Plant Pruning: Retain only one main trunk or only allow multiple trunks which are well-spaced to develop.
Soil Moisture: Dry for extended periods to constantly moist.
Sunlight: Hot overhead sun.
Design: Suits coastal, Mediterranean, Oriental, Tropical designs.
Plant Origins: Mexico, Central America, South America.
Garden Type: Tree.
Plant Seasonality: Evergreen.



Banks Grevillea

Botanical Name - Grevillea banksii & cvs

Plant Height: 4 metres.
Plant Spread: 4 metres.
Utility: Border, Windbreak, Informal Hedge, Informal Screen, Cut flowers.
Plant Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering.
Soil Moisture: Dry for extended periods to constantly moist.
Sunlight: Hot overhead sun to warm low sun.
Design: Suits Bush, Coastal and Mediterranean designs.
Plant Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD
Garden Type: Tree.
Plant Seasonality: Evergreen.



NSW Christmas Bush

Botanical Name - Schinus molle var. areira

Plant Height: 15metres.
Plant Spread: 10m.
Utility: Shade tree, Street tree, Fire retardant, Insect repellant.
Plant Pruning: Retain only one main trunk or only allow multiple trunks which are well-spaced to develop.
Soil Moisture: Dry for extended periods to constantly moist.
Sunlight: Hot overhead sun.
Design: Suits coastal, Mediterranean, Oriental, Tropical designs.
Plant Origins: Mexico, Central America, South America.
Garden Type: Tree.
Plant Seasonality: Evergreen.



Illawarra Flame Tree

Botanical Name - Brachychiton acerifolius.

Plant Height: 15 metres.
Plant Spread: 8 meters.
Utility: Shade tree, Street tree, Cut flowers.
Plant Pruning: Prune by half after flowers have faded.
Soil Moisture: Dry between watering to constantly moist.
Sunlight: Hot overhead sun.
Design: Suits Mediterranean & bush designs.
Plant Origins: Australia, Sydney region, QLD.
Garden Type: Tree.
Plant Seasonality: Deciduous



Lemon Scented Tea Tree

Botanical Name - Leptospermum petersonii.

Plant Height: 5 metres.
Plant Spread: 4 meters.
Utility: Shade tree, Hedge, Informal Screen, Cut flowers.
Plant Pruning: Retain only one main trunk for a tree. Tip prune after flowering for a shrub.
Soil Moisture: Dry for extended periods to constantly moist.
Sunlight: Hot overhead sun.
Design: Suits Bush, Coastal and Mediterranean designs.
Plant Origins: Mexico, Central America, South America.
Garden Type: Tree.
Plant Seasonality: Evergreen.



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