Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak

Typical mature height: 20m

Useful in: broad streets, avenues, parks 

Sites for best growth: well-drained, gravelly sites

Sequoia sempervirens

Coastal Redwood

Typical mature height: 25-30m in Melbourne

Useful in: parks and large avenues

Sites for best growth: sheltered conditions, summer moist soils

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Californian Big Tree, Sierra Redwood

Typical mature height: 30-40m in Melbourne

Useful in: specimen park tree 

Sites for best growth: Cool humid conditions with constantly moist soil.

X Chitalpa tashkentensis


Typical mature height: 10m

Useful in: Parks, reserves, street tree if pruned carefully 

Sites for best growth: Hot, dry sites, acid to slightly alkaline soi