Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Typical mature height: 15m

Useful in: avenues, parks, broad streets 

Sites for best growth: ample water best

Quercus canariensis

Algerian Oak

Typical mature height: >20m

Useful in: parks, very broad streets 

Sites for best growth: most

Quercus cerris

Turkey Oak

Typical mature height: to 30m

Useful in: parks, broad streets 

Sites for best growth: Seemingly anywhere

Quercus ilex

Holly Oak or Holme Oak

Typical mature height: 20m in Melbourne

Useful in: reserves, parks & broad nature strips

Sites for best growth: most sites appropriate

Quercus palustris (Early defoliant form)

Pin Oak

Typical mature height: 

Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, parks 

Sites for best growth: clay soils, moist sites

Quercus robur

English Oak

Typical mature height: 20m

Useful in: wide areas for the broad canopy 

Sites for best growth: most sites

Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Typical mature height: 20m

Useful in: avenues, parks, broad streets

Sites for best growth: tolerates most, ample water best

Quercus suber

Cork Oak

Typical mature height: 20m in Melbourne

Useful in: reserves & parks

Sites for best growth: most sites appropriate

Schinus ariera (Shinus molle)

Peppercorn

Typical mature height: 12m

Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes 

Sites for best growth: Best in well-drained sites but widely adapted

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress

Typical mature height: 

Useful in: parks, broad avenues 

Sites for best growth: moist soils, complete pH range

Tristaniopsis laurina

Water Gum

Typical mature height: 8m

Useful in: streetscapes, under powerlines 

Sites for best growth: 

Ulmus parvifolia

Chinese Elm

Typical mature height: 13m

Useful in: all areas 

Sites for best growth: fortnightly summer irrigation

Ulmus ‘Sapporo Autumn Gold’

Sapporo Autumn Gold Elm

Typical mature height: 15m

Useful in: streetscapes, parks

Sites for best growth: fortnightly irrigation

Waterhousea floribunda

Weeping Lillypilly

Typical mature height: 15-20m

Useful in: screening & parks

Sites for best growth: moist, protected from wind