Number 5...March 1997
ISSN 1326-7469

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

First Cuttings
Editor's Rant
Happy birthday, wildlife to excess, rabbit control, Wollemi Pine update.

Australian Floral Emblems 5; Telopea speciosissima
New South Wales' Waratah; one of Australia's best known native plants.

Grow Your Own Rainforest
Developing the rainforest "feel" in suburbia.

Capricornia Cuisine: Bush Tucker in Central Queensland
The Australian bush reveals a few culinary secrets.

Revegetating for Habitat in Parks, Gardens and Roadsides
What is the impact of exotic species on native wildlife?

Pests and Diseases of Australian Plants
Chewers, borers, suckers and's a wonder we get anything to grow!

Australian Proteaceae in Pots
When it comes to successful growing...cheating is allowed!

Starlight's Banksia
A new Banksia for eastern Australia


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

Short Cuts
Pasteurised cutting/potting mix; Pruning to rejuvenate; The white waratah; The blueberry ash; Propagation of ferns; Trigger plants

A Good Read
Reviews of current print publications on the Australian flora.

Net Watch
Sites worth're sure to agree!

Back Issues
...see what you've missed!

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Editor: Brian Walters

Australian Plants online - March 1997
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Issue date: 10 March 1997