Trees for every garden

Trees protect us from the sun and heat, they protect our gardens from evaporation, they sequester carbon, provide privacy, improve our wellbeing, are a joy to behold and ask little in return.

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CHINESE ELM
CHINESE ELM
PLANTS: WCHI
With the poise and grace of Nothofagus, but with the exquisite umbrella shape. 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 markings and the leaves fall after turning yellow or red. Excellent tolerance to drought and resistant t...
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COOK'S GONDWANA PINE
COOK'S GONDWANA PINE
PLANTS: WCOIP
Similar to its coastal cousin the Norfolk Island Pine, Diggers has chosen the Cook Island Pine for its bushier growth habit and smaller diameter. Its dense foliage, conical shape and distinctive flaky bark set it apart from other forms of pines. Able to grow in most positions, this tree is well worth adding to any garden.
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CROW'S ASH
CROW'S ASH
PLANTS: WCRO
Grow your own dance floor! Australian Teak is highly valued for its hard golden timber that is commonly used for decking, furniture, boats and dance floors. It is also a wonderful shade tree with dark glossy leaves that form a dense canopy. Summer flowers are followed by remarkable seed pods which make wonderful table ornaments.
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Frangipani Gold Nugget Dwarf
Frangipani Gold Nugget Dwarf
PLANTS: WFGND
WFGND
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GINKGO
GINKGO
PLANTS: WMAT
A living fossil, this ancient deciduous tree is grown for its wonderful habit and spectacular golden, autumn foliage. The perfect urban tree, it's tolerant of pollution and confined spaces, and grows in a wide range...
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HILL'S FIG
HILL'S FIG
PLANTS: WFIHI
The ultimate lush tree, Hills Fig can also be grown as a large hedge or pruned for topiary. In low rainfall areas, it has the perfect shape to provide dense shade. In areas of summer rainfall, like Sydney, it will ...
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JAPANESE MAPLE
JAPANESE MAPLE
PLANTS: WACJA
BARE ROOT POTTED. With a majestic vase-like shape and stunning autumn colours, the Japanese Maple continues to be a staple, not only in Diggers gardens, but many inner city courtyards and gardens. Perfectly sized for...
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JAPANESE ZELKOVA
JAPANESE ZELKOVA
PLANTS: WZESE
BARE ROOT POTTED. A rapid growing deciduous tree that bears many branches from its short trunk, creating a wonderful canopy. Brilliant yellow autumn colour. Green/ yellow flowers appear in the spring. This tree can also...
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PISTACHIO 'CHINESE'
PISTACHIO 'CHINESE'
PLANTS: WPIS
BARE ROOT POTTED. Spectacular autumn foliage 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.
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QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
PLANTS: WBOT
If you want to plant a tree to get the neighbours talking then this is the one for you. The Bottle Tree is an Australian native and can be grown in a large pot in cooler climates or in the garden. The swollen trunk gives it a comical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr Seuss book!
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QUEENSLAND KAURI PINE
QUEENSLAND KAURI PINE
PLANTS: WQKP
The fastest-growing evergreen native you will ever grow (as fast as Jack’s beanstalk). Culled for timber in the settler days in North Queensland, it is now well established as far south as Heronswood in our dry soil. Bereft of side branches, it provides vertical contrast to trees with good shade canopies and takes up less than 5m of garden space...
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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...
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SILK FLOSS TREE
SILK FLOSS TREE
PLANTS: WKAT
A graceful and fascinating tree with long emerald-green pinnate leaves ornamented with stunning large pink flowers that start in late summer and continue into autumn on bare wood. The seed pods contain silky kapok, historically used for stuffing pillows, mattresses and life jackets up until the advent of synthetic fibres. The swollen bottle-like...
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SOUTHERN BEECH
SOUTHERN BEECH
PLANTS: WMYBE
Nothofagus cunninghamii, the myrtle beech, is an evergreen tree native to Tasmania and Victoria, Australia. It grows mainly in the temperate rainforests, but also grows in alpine areas. It is not related to the ...
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STRANGLER FIG
STRANGLER FIG
PLANTS: WFSW
Imagine the horror of being the naive tree that welcomed the bird that dropped the seed of its future strangler. Having struggled all its life to reach the sun at the top of the forest canopy, the uninvited guest seed emerges and slowly encircles, descending to the ground using its host for support for support while strangles you alive. This is ...
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SYZYGIUM MOOREI 'COOLAMON'
SYZYGIUM MOOREI 'COOLAMON'
PLANTS: WSMC
Thriving in botanic gardens from Sydney to Melbourne. this rain forest evergreen originates from northern NSW. Spectacular spring pink flowers burst, not from its branches, but from the whitish fig-like trunk producing eye catching large white fruit in autumn. Its performance makes the common Lilly Pilly look decidedly ordinary.
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TULIP TREE
TULIP TREE
PLANTS: WTUT
BARE ROOT POTTED. The Tulip Tree is a wonderful specimen tree grown for its autumn colour and tulip-like bicoloured green and orange flowers.
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TULIPWOOD
TULIPWOOD
PLANTS: WTUW
From northern NSW, this rainforest native with a rounded crown succeeds as a well behaved street tree that copes with salty winds. A moderate sized backyard tree with drought tolerance, it produces dense lush evergreen shade followed by decorative seeds in summer.
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WEEPING LILLY PILLY
WEEPING LILLY PILLY
PLANTS: WWAFL
A popular choice for hedges, the Weeping Lilly Pilly features bright-green foliage. Prune to maintain shape and density or it makes a wonderful shade tree when left to grow unimpeded. ONLY AVAILABLE TO SHIP TO VIC, NSW, AC...
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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.
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ARGENTINE OMBU
ARGENTINE OMBU
PLANTS: WARO
The Argentine Umbrella Tree, or Ombu, is a botanical curiosity that is very rarely seen in nurseries. It’s a fast-growing tree that grows 2 metres high in 2-3 years and has a massive swollen trunk that gives rise to snake-like buttressed roots. A superb evergreen shade tree that thrives on neglect, it can withstand the longest of droughts by dra...
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AUSTRALIAN RED CEDAR
AUSTRALIAN RED CEDAR
PLANTS: WTOO
Spectacularly fast-growing and statuesque, this rare Australian native is an exceptional deciduous tree with a long history. 'Red Gold', as it was known by Australia's early settlers, played a significant part in the ...
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BAY TREE
BAY TREE
PLANTS: WBAT
Popular for its aromatic deep green leaves which are best-known as an essential ingredient in casseroles and bolognese. Plant as a feature tree, hedge or clip for topiary. Drought and salt-tolerant once establish...
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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.
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OLIVE GROVE COLLECTION
OLIVE GROVE COLLECTION
PLANTS: WCOOG
Start your own olive grove with this great value collection. Includes two plants each of ‘Frantoio’ for Italian style olive oil, ‘Kalamata’ for the table and ‘Manzanillo’ for stuffing and pickling.
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GAMBLER'S CHOICE BULBS
GAMBLER'S CHOICE BULBS
BULBS: BCOG
LIMITED NUMBERS - We always have some surplus bulbs at the end of the season, so to save us planting them back we will give you twice as many bulbs - $60 worth of Gambler's Choice bulbs, so exactly what you receive is a surprise! For members only, this is a huge almost 60% off the regular price.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Carrot ‘St Valery', Broccoli ‘Romanesco', Beetroot ‘Bull’s Blood' and Silverbeet ‘Fordhook’ seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
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