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Acacia boormanii

Snowy River Wattle

Typical mature height: 5m
Useful in: freeways, reserves & parks 
Sites for best growth:
 most

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Acacia implexa

Lightwood

Typical mature height: in cultivation to 10m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks, reserves 
Sites for best growth:
 tolerates many sites well

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Acacia maidenii

Maiden’s Wattle

Typical mature height: 15m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks, foreshores 
Sites for best growth:
 well-drained soils, full sun to semi-shade

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Acacia melanoxylon

Blackwood

Typical mature height: to 20m in cultivation
Useful in: broad streetscapes, reserves, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 moist, well-drained

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Acer buergerianum

Trident Maple

Typical mature height: to 9m
Useful in: streetscapes, restricted areas 
Sites for best growth:
 clay soils, occasional irrigation

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Acer campestre ‘Queen Elizabeth’

Queen Elizabeth Hedge Maple

Typical mature height: 10-12m
Useful in: narrow sites, streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 suitable for fairly dry sites

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Acer monspessulanum

Montpelier Maple

Typical mature height: usually between 6-9m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks, reserves 
Sites for best growth:
 tolerates many sites well

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Acmena smithii

Lilly Pilly

Typical mature height: variable, to 15m
Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, screening 
Sites for best growth:
 moisture-retentive, irrigated

Agonis flexuosa

Willow Myrtle

Typical mature height: to 12m
Useful in: streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 sandy, poor soils

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Allocasuarina littoralis

Black Sheoak

Typical mature height: to 8m
Useful in: height-restricted areas, as screening 
Sites for best growth:
 moist-to-dry, well-drained

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Allocasuarina torulosa

Forest Oak, Rose Sheoak

Typical mature height: 5-12m in Melbourne
Useful in: streetscapes, reserves and parks 
Sites for best growth:

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Allocasuarina verticillata

Drooping Sheoak

Typical mature height: variable 5 to 10m
Useful in: height-restricted poor soils 
Sites for best growth:
 most sites appropriate

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Angophora costata

Smooth-barked Apple

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 all with free drainage

Angophora hispida

Dwarf Apple

Typical mature height: 8m
Useful in: restricted space streetscapes 
Sites for best growth:
 all with free drainage

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Araucaria heterophylla

Norfolk Island Pine

Typical mature height: 30m+
Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, foreshores 
Sites for best growth:
 well-drained, sands

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Arbutus species

Madrone, Strawberry Tree

Typical mature height: 6-9m
Useful in: parks & display plantings 
Sites for best growth:
 well-drained, some irrigation