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Trees and Shrubs

Trees and shrubs are a vital first step in any garden design. They provide a permanent anchor to frame the house or view.
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GINKGO
GINKGO
PLANTS: WMAT
A living fossil from the Gondwana period, its fan-shaped leaves have been found embedded in our ancient rocks. Our seeds come from Melbourne’s biggest Ginkgo, in the garden of a Diggers member. In your garden, its gorgeous leaves will turn yellow in autumn and it will thrive through frost and humidity. Slow growth rate.
Member $19.95
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HIMALAYAN CEDAR
HIMALAYAN CEDAR
PLANTS: WHICH
BARE ROOT POTTED. The most majestic of conifers with horizontal see-through branches, beautiful cones, handsome bark and deep aromatic needles. Needs space to develop its magnificent weeping habit and graceful drooping branch structure. Features in the gardens of period dramas set in Australia and the UK.
Member $16.95
Non-Member $22.95
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HONEY BUSH
HONEY BUSH
PLANTS: WHOB
Arching fans of fringed leaves up to 30cm across create an impressive sculpture. Columns of deep crimson-red flowers rich in nectar are produced on one-year-old wood.
Member $6.95
Non-Member $8.95
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HYDRANGEA 'ANNABELLE'
HYDRANGEA 'ANNABELLE'
PLANTS: WHAN
One of the hardiest hydrangeas available. Come late summer and autumn, `Annabelle' is covered in huge, snowball-white flowers up to 30cm in diameter. Stunning in the garden or as a cut flower. Plant in dappled ...
Member $9.95
Non-Member $12.95
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JAPANESE ZELKOVA
JAPANESE ZELKOVA
PLANTS: WZESE
BARE ROOT POTTED. A tough and rapidly growing deciduous tree that bears many branches from its short trunk, creating a wonderful shady canopy. Brilliant predominantly yellow autumn colour, with orange and red tones. Green/yellow flowers appear in the spring. This tree can also be grown as a bonsai!
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
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PISTACHIO 'CHINESE'
PISTACHIO 'CHINESE'
PLANTS: WPIS
Spectacular autumn foliage in shades of orange, yellow and red for gardens in the arid zone. In spring, small white flowers will attract birds, followed by the red-purple berries. The deep root system and upright habit are suitable for smaller gardens and planting near paved areas. Medium growth rate.
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
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RIVER BIRCH
RIVER BIRCH
PLANTS: WBENI
BARE ROOT POTTED. The best species of birch for much of Australia due to its incredible heat tolerance. Extraordinary shaggy paper bark peels off to reveal fresh bark with a soft salmon-pink hue. These seedlings have no graft, so you can prune down low and train a few paper-bark trunks up to create a lower spreading tree, suited to smaller garde...
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
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WEEPING LILLY PILLY
WEEPING LILLY PILLY
PLANTS: WWAFL
A popular choice for hedges, the Weeping Lilly Pilly features lush bright green foliage, with new growth tinged pink. White flowers appear in summer, followed by rounded green fruit that’s attractive to birds. Makes a wonderful dense shade tree if left to grow naturally. Fast growth rate. ONLY AVAILABLE TO SHIP TO VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD
Member $12.95
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ALGERIAN OAK
ALGERIAN OAK
PLANTS: WALO
The Algerian Oak is found throughout the Mediterranean basin, forming a broad canopy of evergreen lobed leaves, similar to the English Oak. Semi-deciduous in cooler climates. Dry-tolerant and fire-resistant, plant these as a future fire buffer and then welcome the glorious summer shade they provide. Slow growth rate.
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
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Autumn Colour Tree Collection
Autumn Colour Tree Collection
PLANTS: WCOAT
For gardeners with a bit more room, this fiery-red collection includes the statuesque Red Maple and the well-proportioned Sugar Maple, as well as the smaller Japanese Maple and Black Tupelo, which are easily integrated with shrubs and perennials in borders and garden beds.
Member $79.95
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BLACK BOOYONG
BLACK BOOYONG
PLANTS: WBLBY
A gardening secret grown in the botanic gardens of Adelaide and Melbourne, the Black Booyong has enormous potential for gardens and farms throughout Australia to mitigate against our warming climate. Fast-growing when given well-manured ground to start, this Aussie native should be much more widely planted as a feature or shade tree. Fast growth...
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Non-Member $24.95
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BLACK TUPELO
BLACK TUPELO
PLANTS: WNYSY
A horticultural treasure, Black Tupelo makes an impressive feature in any garden. Stunning autumn colour spans the autumnal spectrum from deep-orange through to vibrant scarlet. Prefers a cool root run and space fo...
Member $16.95
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Californian Redwood
Californian Redwood
PLANTS: WCRW
The experience of walking under these giants of the plant world is both humbling and inspiring. A feature of Californian forests, but you don’t have to travel to the U.S. to experience the vast cathedral-like pillars of the world’s most gigantic tree. Victoria has two amazing (almost) mature forests, planted in the 1930s at Warburton and Beech F...
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Non-Member $16.95
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CHINESE ELM
CHINESE ELM
PLANTS: WCHI
With the poise and grace of Nothofagus, but with an exquisite umbrella shape, it is an ideal size for smaller backyards. The best elm for hot and dry climates with a growth habit that provides maximum shade. The bark is striking with orange and brown mottling and the delicate, small leaves fall after turning yellow or red in cool climates. Excel...
Member $16.95
Non-Member $22.95
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FLAME TREE
FLAME TREE
PLANTS: WFLT
One of Australia's most famous and endearing trees, in no small part thanks to Aussie band, Cold Chisel. The tree loses its leaves at flowering time, creating a spectacular show of red like a daytime ...
Member $19.95
Non-Member $24.95
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Magnolia Berry
Magnolia Berry
PLANTS: WSCH
This deciduous woody vine produces unusual berries with five flavours in one - salty, sweet, sour, bitter and pungent. Self-fertile, the berries have been used in Eastern medicine for centuries.
Member $16.95
Non-Member $19.95
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Majestic Oaks Collection
Majestic Oaks Collection
PLANTS: WCOFO
Diggers curated collection for majestic Oaks. Pack contains 5 trees. Varieties include Algerian Oak, Swamp White Oak, Turkey Oak, Bur Oak and Sawtooth Oak.
Member $59.95
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Native Frangipani
Native Frangipani
PLANTS: WNAF
The exceptional perfume that comes from the Native Frangipani’s striking yellow spring flowers is reason enough to grow this fast-growing rainforest tree. Shiny dark-green pittosporum-like foliage allows light to pass through. A regular prune will restrain its height and provide a more compact form. Fast growth rate.
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
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Native Tree Collection
Native Tree Collection
PLANTS: WCONC
Diggers curated collection of native rainforest trees for performance in a changing climate. This tree pack includes four trees – Crow's Ash, Bunya Pine, Weeping Lilly Pilly and Native Frangipani. ONLY AVAILABLE TO SHIP TO VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD
Member $55.00
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RED MAPLE
RED MAPLE
PLANTS: WACRU
BARE ROOT POTTED. The iconic maple that lights up North American forests. In April, the rich green fire-retardant leaves turn to fiery-red, signalling the threat of summer fires has passed. A tall and handsome tree that quickly produces a cooling shade.
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Non-Member $16.95
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RUSSIAN OLIVE
RUSSIAN OLIVE
PLANTS: WRUO
Gently weeping slender branches carry almost white-silver leaves and tiny fragrant flowers. Ideal as a hedge in coastal locations or inland areas as it survives salt winds, cold, heat and drought. Not edible. Makes a perfect hedge.
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Sacred Fig
Sacred Fig
PLANTS: WFSF
Sacred to Buddhists and Hindus, Buddha attained enlightenment while meditating under this ancient fig. One known specimen is 3,000 years old. It’s fast growing and copes with dry conditions and high rainfall. Its poplar-like evergreen leaves have thread-like tips and, being an epiphyte, in forests it drops strangler-like roots on unsuspecting ho...
Member $16.95
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SILK TREE
SILK TREE
PLANTS: WALJU
An exquisite small deciduous tree that has the unique ability to 'go to sleep' as its leaves shut at night and during periods of rain, opening again with the new day. Soft-pink flowers cover the tree throughout summer, becoming a haven for bees, birds and butterflies.
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Stone Pine
Stone Pine
PLANTS: WSTOP
Native to the Mediterranean region and cultivated for millennia, the magnificent umbrella-shape of Stone Pine leaves Monterey Cypress for dead, and its cones provide pine nuts for pesto and other Mediterranean cuisine. Due to quarantine fungal treatment, cannot be sent to WA, NT and TAS
Member $14.95
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BACKYARD TABLEGRAPES COLLECTION
BACKYARD TABLEGRAPES COLLECTION
PLANTS: WGRCO3
Grow a bounty of sumptuous tables grapes with this selection of the best of the best fruit for eating fresh or drying into sweet and healthy sultanas. Includes 1 cane each of Gordo Muscat, Crimson Seedless and Sultana (3 Plants).
Member $55.00
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
2 year membership + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Kale 'Red Russian' and Broccoli 'Green Sprouting' seeds to get your garden started.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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