Australian Plants online

Number 16...December 1999
ISSN 1326-7469

Australian Plants online is published in March, June, September and December by the Society for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.

First Cuttings
Odds and Ends
Eucalypt Power; Mundulla Yellows; Eucalyptus unpredictablis; Australian Ferns: Growing Them Successfully; Net Watch; "Australian Plants" print!!!


Getting Started 7: Watering

Too much? Too little? ....It all depends!

Shrubby Myrtles

There's more to the myrtle family than bottlebrushes and tea trees!

Weeds - The Silent Invaders

The staggering economic and environmental cost of introduced species

Acacia - An Introduction

With over 1000 Australian species, there's plenty of variety in the wattle!

Coastal Sandplain and Heathland Plants of Western Australia

Holly-leaved Banksia - Banksia ilicifolia

Mulga - Acacia aneura

A widespread and very useful wattle of central Australia

Epacrids from Cuttings

The Australian "heaths" are beautiful plants with a reputation for difficult propagation.


Electronic Mailbox

Problems, comments, suggestions...and a few answers.

Short Cuts

Bush Tucker - Bunya Nuts; Grevillea australis - Southern or Alpine Grevillea; Successful Persoonia germination; Goodia: No Seed...No Name; Lace Flower - Melaleuca thymifolia; Our Parasitic Plants

A Good Read

Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

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The deadline for the March 2000 issue is 15 February 2000

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  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the member Societies for Growing Australian Plants. The copyright of all articles and images remains with the authors. Photographs in this issue are copyright Brian Walters unless otherwise indicated.

    Editor: Brian Walters

    Australian Plants online - December 1999
    Issue date: 23 December 1999

    Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants