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Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Typical mature height: 20m

Useful in: broad streets, roundabouts 

Sites for best growth: all well-drained sites

Grevillea banksii (Pink and White flowering forms)

Red or dwarf silky oak

Typical mature height: 3.5m in Melbourne

Useful in: Parks and reserves 

Sites for best growth: Reasonable drainage, frost free

Koelreuteria paniculata

Golden-rain Tree

Typical mature height: 7-10m

Useful in: avenues, broad streetscapes 

Sites for best growth: acid or alkaline sites, in full sun

Maclura pomifera ‘Wichita’

Wichita Osage Orange

Typical mature height: to 20m with age

Useful in: broad streetscapes, parks 

Sites for best growth: most

Platanus x acerifolia ‘Columbia’ & ‘Liberty’

‘Columbia’ & ‘Liberty’ hybrid Plane

Typical mature height: 30m

Useful in: broad streetscapes, pollarded 

Sites for best growth: tolerant of most sites

Pyrus fauriei ‘Westwood’

Westwood Asian Pear

Typical mature height: 4m in Melbourne

Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 

Sites for best growth: Widely adapted

Pyrus nivalis

Snow Pear

Typical mature height: 15m

Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 

Sites for best growth: Generally widely adapted if some summer water is available

Pyrus ussuriensis var. ovoidea

True Manchurian or Ussurian Pear

Typical mature height: 12-13m

Useful in: streetscapes, parks, display

Sites for best growth: organic soils, irrigated