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Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Typical mature height: 15m
Useful in: avenues, parks, broad streets 
Sites for best growth:
 ample water best

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Quercus canariensis

Algerian Oak

Typical mature height: >20m
Useful in: parks, very broad streets 
Sites for best growth:
 most

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Quercus cerris

Turkey Oak

Typical mature height: to 30m
Useful in: parks, broad streets 
Sites for best growth:
 Seemingly anywhere

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Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: broad streets, avenues, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 well-drained, gravelly sites

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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

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Quercus palustris (Early defoliant form)

Pin Oak

Typical mature height:
Useful in: streetscapes, avenues, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 clay soils, moist sites

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Quercus robur

English Oak

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: wide areas for the broad canopy 
Sites for best growth:
 most sites

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Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Typical mature height: 20m
Useful in: avenues, parks, broad streets 
Sites for best growth:
 tolerates most, ample water best

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Quercus suber

Cork Oak

Typical mature height: 20m in Melbourne
Useful in: reserves & parks 
Sites for best growth:
 most sites appropriate

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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

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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

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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.

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Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress

Typical mature height:
Useful in: parks, broad avenues 
Sites for best growth:
 moist soils, complete pH range

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Tristaniopsis laurina

Water Gum

Typical mature height: 8m
Useful in: streetscapes, under powerlines 
Sites for best growth:

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Ulmus parvifolia

Chinese Elm

Typical mature height: 13m
Useful in: all areas 
Sites for best growth:
 fortnightly summer irrigation

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Ulmus ‘Sapporo Autumn Gold’

Sapporo Autumn Gold Elm

Typical mature height: 15m
Useful in: streetscapes, parks 
Sites for best growth:
 fortnightly irrigation

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Waterhousea floribunda

Weeping Lillypilly

Typical mature height: 15-20m
Useful in: screening & parks 
Sites for best growth:
 moist, protected from wind

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X Chitalpa tashkentensis

Chitalpa

Typical mature height: 10m
Useful in: Parks, reserves, street tree if pruned carefully 
Sites for best growth:
 Hot, dry sites, acid to slightly alkaline soils