Top Ten Large Australian Trees

1 Angophora costata (Sydney Red Gum)

Because each tree has its own amazing gnarled character.

2 Corymbia ficifolia (Flowering Gum)

Because of their unsurpassed stunning displays of iridescent flowers.

3 Corymbia citriodora (Lemon-scented Gum)

Because of the sensuous bark and amazing lemon aroma after a shower of rain.

4 Grevillea robusta (Silky Oak)

Because of the ferny foliage and brilliant golden-orange flowers.

5 Alloxylon flammeum (Tree Waratah)

Because of the stunning red flowers.

6 Eucalyptus cinerea (Argyle Apple)

Because of the beautiful round blue foliage.

7 Wollemia nobilis (Wollemi Pine)

Because of the unique foliage, bark and shape.

8 Eucalyptus haemostoma (Scribbly Gum)

Because of the gnarly shape and interesting insect scribbles on the smooth white bark.

9 Araucaria bidwillii (Bunya Pine)

Because of the wonderful symmetrical shape and amazing fruits. This one is for large areas, and need to be able to be isolated at fruiting time, as bunya cones can weigh ten kilos!

10 Eucalyptus camaldulensis (River Red Gum)

Because of the shape of the tree and its graceful pendulous foliage.