Eribotrya deflexa

Bronze Loquat

Typical mature height: 5m in Melbourne

Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 

Sites for best growth: Well-drained sites

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Red Gum

Typical mature height: 15m+

Useful in: parks, reserves, broad avenues

Sites for best growth: clay soils, available water

Eucalyptus leucoxylon

Yellow Gum

Typical mature height: from 4 to 30m

Useful in: streetscapes, parks, most locations

Sites for best growth: most sites, provenance-specific

Eucalyptus mannifera

Red Spotted Gum

Typical mature height: to 20m, ‘Little Spotty’ to 8m

Useful in: streetscsapes, parks 

Sites for best growth: dry, well-drained

Eucalyptus melliodora

Yellow Box

Typical mature height: to 20m

Useful in: broad streets, parks

Sites for best growth: acid pH, well-drained

Eucalyptus polyanthemos

Red Box

Typical mature height: to 20m

Useful in: avenues, parks, broad streets

Sites for best growth: most, well-drained & gravelly

Eucalyptus radiata

Narrow-leaved Peppermint

Typical mature height: most to 20m

Useful in: broad streets, parks

Sites for best growth: tolerates most soils, conditions

Eucalyptus scoparia

Wallangara White Gum

Typical mature height: 12m

Useful in: streetscapes, parks 

Sites for best growth: relatively dry, well-drained

Eucalyptus sideroxylon ‘Rosea’

‘Rosea’ Red Ironbark

Typical mature height: variable to 20m

Useful in: broad streetscapes, parks  

Sites for best growth: all reasonably well-drained

Eucalyptus tricarpa

Red Ironbark

Typical mature height: 20m+

Useful in: parks, reserves

Sites for best growth: well-drained to dry soils

Ficus macrophylla

Moreton Bay Fig

Typical mature height: 30-40m

Useful in: broad streetscapes, parks 

Sites for best growth: moisture retentive but well-drained soils; low frost

Ficus microcarpa var. hillii

Hill’s Weeping Fig

Typical mature height: to 15m 

Useful in: streetscapes, displays

Sites for best growth: moisture retentive but well-drained

Ficus platypoda

Rock Fig

Typical mature height: to 8m 

Useful in: streetscapes, displays 

Sites for best growth: moisture retentive but well-drained

Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Cimmzam’ & ‘Urbdell’

Cimmaron and Urbanite Ash

Typical mature height: 13-15m in Melbourne

Useful in: streetscapes, reserves and parks 

Sites for best growth: most sites appropriate