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Street Tree List

Botanical Name Common Name Streets Reserves Native/ Exotic Height Metres  Width Metres *Min Verge Width Evergreen or Deciduous Form Comments
Acacia dealbata Silver Wattle X Native 10 4 N/A Evergreen Narrow Domed Short lived
Acacia implexa Lightwood X X Native 10 4 Narrow Evergreen Narrow Domed Short lived
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood X Native 12 6 N/A Evergreen Rounded Prefers wider areas for root development
Acacia pycnantha Golden Wattle X Native 8 4 N/A Evergreen Rounded Short lived
Acer buergerianum Trident Maple X X Exotic 6 6 Medium Deciduous Rounded Pollution and wind resistant, needs to be watered
Acer campestre Field Maple X X Exotic 7 6 Medium Deciduous Oval rounded Tolerates dry soils
Acer campestre Field Maple X X Exotic 7 6 Medium Deciduous Oval rounded Tolerates dry soils
Acer x freemanii Maple X X Exotic 13 10 Large Deciduous Oval Tolerates low pollution, needs to be watered
Acer ginnala Amur Maple X X Exotic 7 6 Narrow Deciduous Rounded
Acer platanoides Maple X X Exotic 5 4 Narrow Deciduous Rounded Requires little if no maintenance, needs to be watered
Acer platanoides  Maple X X Exotic 10 4 Medium Deciduous Culumnar Suits a wide range of conditions, needs to be watered
Acer rubrum Red Maple X X Exotic 15 10 Large Deciduous Oval Can be grown in wet areas, needs to be watered
Acer rubrum Red Maple X X Exotic 9 6 Large Deciduous Oval Can be grown in wet areas, needs to be watered
Acer rubrum Red Maple X X Exotic 11 7 Large Deciduous Oval Can be grown in wet areas, needs to be watered
Aesculus x carnea Red Horse Chestnut X Exotic 20 10 N/A Deciduous Rounded Well drained but moist
Aesculus hippocatanum Horse Chestnut X Exotic 30 10 N/A Deciduous Rounded domed Well drained but moist
Cedrus atlantica Atlas Cedar X Exotic 30 20 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Cedrus deodora Himalayan Cedar X Exotic 20 8 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Agathis australis Kauri Tree X Exotic 50 15 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Agathis robusta Kauri Pine X Exotic 50 15 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Agonis flexuosa Willow Myrtle X Native 8 6 N/A Evergreen Spreading with ascending branches Most soil types
Agonis flexuosa Willow Myrtle X X Native 5 3 N/A Evergreen Ascending branches Most soil types
Allocasuarina littoralis Black Sheoak X Native 8 4 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Well drained soils, can stucker
Allocasuarina verticillata Drooping Sheoak X X Native 8 4 N/A Evergreen Ascending branches Prefers well drained soils
Angophora costata Smooth-barked Apple X X Native 15 8 Large Evergreen Spreading/ Broad domed Attractive bark
Angophora floribunda Roughed-barked Apple X X Native 20 10 Rural Evergreen Broad domed Hardy tree, frost sensitive when young
Angophora hispida Dwarf Apple X X Native 5 8 Medium Evergreen Broad domed
Arbutus unedo Irish Strawberry  X X Exotic 9 8 Medium Evergreen Rounded domed Slow growing
Arbutus canariensis Canary Island Madrona X X Exotic 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Rounded domed Slow growing
Aurucaria bidwillii Bunya Pine X Native 50 15 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Araucaria heterophylla Norfolk Island Pine X Native 25 10 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Well drained
Backhousia citriodora Lemon Myrtle X Native 10 6 N/A Evergreen Oval rounded
Banksia intergrifolia Coastal Banksia X Native 11 5 N/A Evergreen Oval Salt tolerant
Brachychiton acerifolius Illawarra Flame Tree X X Native 6 5 Medium Semi- deciduous Pyramidal Well drained soils, stunning flower display
Brachychiton populneus Kurrajong X X Native 10 5 Rural Semi- deciduous Up-right with rounded crown Hairy fibres on seeds can irritate skin
Brachychiton rupestris Quennsland Bottletree X X Native 6 5 Medium Semi- deciduous Rounded crown Hairy fibres on seeds can irritate skin
Callistemon citrinus  Crimson Bottlebrush X X Native 6 3 Medium Evergreen Oval Drought tolerant
Callistemon  Bottlebrush X X Native 5 3 Narrow Evergreen Rounded  Can be grown in hight restricted areas
Calodendrum capense Cape Chestnut X Exotic 10 8 N/A Evergreen Rounded Young trees do not tolerate frost, mature specimens to be planted
Carpinus betulus Common Hornbeam X X Exotic 10 6 Large Deciduous Rounded Wide range of tolerances
Castanea  Chestnut X Exotic 15 12 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Cedrus atlantica Atlas Cedar X Exotic 30 20 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Cedrus deodora Himalayan Cedar X Exotic 20 8 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Celtis australis Mediterranean Hackberry X X Exotic 11 10 Large Deciduous Broadly ovate Suited to wided streets
Celtis occidentalis American Hackberry X Exotic 12 7 N/A Deciduous Oval rounded
Ceratonia siliqua Carob X X Exotic 10 10 Large Evergreen Broad domed Hardy tree, prefers moist soils
Ceratopetalum gunniferum NSW Christmas Bush X X Native 5 2 Narrow Evergreen Narrowly conical Stunning flower display
Cercis canadensis Purple Leafed Eastern Red Bud X X Exotic 5 5 Narrow Deciduous Rounded
Cercis chinensis Chinese Redbud X X Exotic 3 2 Narrow Deciduous Multi-stemmed, rounded Avoid hot, exposed and windy sites
Cinnamonum camphora Camphor Laurel X Exotic 10 10 Large Evergreen Rounded
Corymbia citiodora Lemon-scented Gum X X Native 25 12 Large Evergreen Rounded  Scented foliage
Corymbia maculata Spotted Gum X X Native 25 10 Very Large Evergreen Broad domed Attractive bark
Cupressus sempervirens Italian Cypress X Exotic 15 3 N/A Evergreen Narrow Good in dry areas
Dracaena draco Dragon Tree X Exotic 8 6 N/A Evergreen Spreading Dry conditions
Eribotrya japonica Loquat X Exotic 6 5 N/A Evergreen Domed
Erythrina crista-galli Cockscomb Coral Tree X Exotic 8 6 N/A Deciduous Rounded Attractive flower
Eucalyptus alpina Grampians Gum X X Native 4 4 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Eucalyptus angophoroides Apple Box X X Native 25 15 Rural Evergreen Narrow Domed
Eucalyptus baueriana Blue Box X Native 20 15 N/A Evergreen Broad domed
Eucalyptus bridgesiana But But X Native 20 15 N/A Evergreen Narrow domed
Eucalyptus camaldulensis River Red Gum X Native 25 15 N/A Evergreen Rounded with open canopy  Grows under a wide range of conditions
Eucalyptus cypellocarpa Mountain Grey Gum X Native 30 17 N/A Evergreen Narrow Domed
Eucalyptus eremophila Tall Sand Mallee X Native 7 4 N/A Evergreen Broad Domed
Eucalyptus forrestiana Fushia Gum X Native 4 3 Narrow Evergreen Narrow Domed
Eucalyptus kitsoniana Gippsland Mallee X Native 8 8 N/A Evergreen Broad Domed Can be multi-trunked
Eucalyptus lehmannii Bushy Yate X Native 6 5 N/A Evergreen Broad domed Drough tolerant
Eucalyyptus leucoxylon  Large Fruited Yellow Gum X X Native 8 5 Large Deciduous Rounded Drough tolerant
Eucalyptus leucoxylon Yellow Gum X X Native 7 4 Medium Evergreen Upright with dense canopy
Eucalyptus macrandra Long Flowered Marlock X Native 8 5 N/A Evergreen Broad domed
Eucalyptus mannifera Red Spotted X X Native 8 4 Medium Evergreen Open canopy Wide range of soil types
Eucalyptus melliodora Yellow Box X X Native 15 8 Rural Evergreen Rounded Perfers well drained soils
Eucalyptus ovata  Swamp Gum X Native 15 15 N/A Evergreen Upright with open canopy Suits wet to moist conditions
Eucalyptus polyanthemos Red Box X X Native 12 8 Large Evergreen Rounded Well drained soils
Eucalyptus pseudoglobulus Victorian Eurabbie X Native 30 25 N/A Evergreen Rounded
Eucalyptus radiata Narrow-leaf Peppermint X Native 10 6 N/A Evergreen Rounded Most soil types
Eucalyptus scoparia Wallangarra White Gum X Native 12 8 N/A Evergreen Narrow Domed
Eucalyptus strzeleckii Strzelecki Gum X Native 20 15 N/A Evergreen Narrow domed
Eucalyptus tereticornis Gippsland Red Gum X Native 30 25 N/A Evergreen Broad domed
Eucalyptus torquata Coral Gum X X Native 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Lolly-pop like Dryer areas
Eucalyptus torquata x woodwardii Hybrid Coral Gum X X Native 8 3 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Eucalytpus tricarpa Red Ironbark X Native 18 10 N/A Evergreen Rounded
Eucalyptus viminalis Manna Gum X Native 25 15 N/A Evergreen Narrow domed Prune to encourage stronger limbs
Eucalyptus yarraensis Yarra Gum X Native 12 5 N/A Evergreen Rounded
Fagus sylvatica European Beech X Exotic 13 9 N/A Deciduous Oval Prefers a moist, well drained acidic soil, but can tolerate a little dryness. Will not adapt to excessively wet or compacted soils
Ficus rubignosa Port Jackson Fig X Native 30 30 N/A Evergreen Spreading Specimen tree 
Ficus macorphylla Moreton Bay Fig  X Native 30 30 N/A Evergreen Broad Domed For use in large parks and reserves
Ficus rubiginosa Port Jackson Fig X Native 12 12 N/A Evergreen Broad Domed For use in large parks and reserves
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green Ash X Exotic 13 8 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green Ash X Exotic 13 8 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree X X Exotic 9 5 Medium Deciduous Pyramidal Prefers moist soils, slow growing
Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree X X Exotic 11 5 Large Deciduous Narrowly conical Prefers moist soils, slow growing
Gleditsia tricanthos. Var inermis Honey Locust X Exotic 6 6 N/A Deciduous Broadly rounded Bronze foliage
Gleditsia triacanthos.Var inermis Honey Locust X Exotic 8 8 N/A Deciduous Broadly rounded Tolerates air pollution
Hakea francisiana Grass-leaved Hakea X X Native 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Broadly rounded Well drained soil, short lived
Hakea laurina Pin-cushion Hakea  X X Native 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Broadly  rounded Well drained soil, short lived
Hakea multilineata Grass-leaved Hakea X X Native 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Broadly rounded Well drained soil, short lived
Hakea salicifolia Willow -leaved Hakea X X Native 5 4 Narrow Evergreen Broadly rounded Well drained soil, short lived
Jacaranda mimosifolium Jacaranda X X Exotic 12 10 Medium Deciduous Broadly spreading Young trees do not tolerate frost, mature specimens to be planted
Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Rain Tree X Exotic 8 6 Medium Deciduous Spreading rounded Must be watered to get established
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei Crepe Myrtle X Exotic 8 6 Medium Deciduous Oval
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei Crepe Myrtle X X Exotic 8 6 Narrow Deciduous Vase shaped Attractive flowers and bark
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei Crepe Myrtle X X Exotic 4 3 Narrow Deciduous Vase shaped Attractive flowers and bark
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei Crepe Myrtle X X Exotic 5 4 Narrow Deciduous Vase shaped Attractive flowers and bark
Leptospermum pattersonii Lemon Scented Tea Tree X Ö Native 5 4 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree X Exotic 14 6 N/A Deciduous Oval-rounded Attrative tree, not suitable for windy sites
Liquidamber straciflua Sweet Gum X Exotic 20 10 N/A Deciduous Pyramidal
Lophostemon confertus Brush Box X Native 15 8 N/A Evergreen Narrow domed to rounded Attractive bark, not to be planted near paths
Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia X Exotic 8 7 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Malus floribunda Crab Apple X X Exotic 5 5 Narrow Deciduous Rounded Masses of flowers
Malus ioensis Iowa Crab Apple X Exotic 5 4 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Malus ioensis Crab Apple X X Exotic 6 4 Narrow Deciduous Broadly spreading Suited to a wide range of sites
Malus spectabilis Chinese Flowering Apple X Exotic 4 3 Narrow Deciduous Rounded
Malus sutyzam Crab Apple X Exotic 6 4 Narrow Deciduous Oval
Malus tschonoski Crab Apple X X Exotic 7 4 Narrow Deciduous Narrowly ovate Suited to a wide range of sites
Melia azedarach White Cedar X X Native 9 8 Medium Deciduous Broadly rounded Non/ low fruiting
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood X Exotic 45 15 N/A Deciduous Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Metrosideros excelsa New Zealand Christmas Tree X Exotic 10 10 N/A Evergreen Rounded
Nyssa sylvatica Black Tupelo X X Exotic 11 6 Large Deciduous Narrow Domed
Olea europa Olive X Exotic 9 9 N/A Evergreen Rounded
Olea europa Olive X Exotic 7 4 N/A Evergreen Narrow Domed
Parrotia persica Persion Parrotia X Exotic 7 5 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Pinus patula Mexican Weeping Pine X Exotic 30 15 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal
Pinus pinea Stone Pine X Exotic 11 11 N/A Evergreen Rounded Dry conditions
Pinus wallichiana Himalayan Blue Pine X Exotic 15 10 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree, drough tolerant once established
Pistacia chinensis Chinese Pistache X X Exotic 8 6 Narrow Deciduous Rounded Dry conditions
Platanus species Plane Tree's X Exotic N/A Deciduous
Prunus  Sekiyama X Exotic 5 4 Narrow Deciduous Vase shaped Attractive flowers
Prunus  Shirotae X Exotic 6 4 Narrow Deciduous Broad vase Attractive flowers
Prunus cerasifera Oakville Crimson Spire X Exotic 6 2 Narrow Deciduous Culumnar Attractive flowers and foliage
Prunus lusitanica Portugese Laurel X Exotic 5 3 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Pyrus Ornamental Pear X Exotic 11 3 Medium Deciduous Narrow Upright
Pyrus betuleafolia  Ornamental Pear X Exotic 9 3 Medium Deciduous Rounded
Pyrus betuleafolia X P.calleryana Ornamental Pear X Exotic 8 6 Medium Deciduous Rounded
Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer X Exotic 10 6 Medium Deciduous Narrowly conical Suits a wide range of conditions
Pyrus ussuriensis Manchurian Pear X X Exotic 9 7 Medium Deciduous Pyramidal Suits a wide range of conditions
Quercus canariensis Algerian Oak X Exotic 20 15 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Quercus cerris Turkey Oak X Exotic 38 20 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Quercus dentata Korean Oak X Exotic 25 17 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Quercus palustris Pin Oak X Exotic 15 4 N/A Deciduous Narrowly conical Suits a wide range of conditions, not to be planted near paths
Quercus palustris Pin Oak X Exotic 15 8 N/A Deciduous Pyramidal Suits a wide range of conditions, not to be planted near paths
Quercus robur English Oak X Exotic 15 11 N/A Deciduous Broadly rounded Suits a wide range of conditions, not to be planted near paths
Schinus molle Peppercorn X Exotic 15 10 N/A Evergreen Spreading Drough tolerant - good shade tree
Sequoia sempervirens Californian Redwood X Exotic 60 20 N/A Evergreen Pyramidal Specimen tree 
Sorbus aucuparia Mountain Ash X X Exotic 7 4 Medium Deciduous Narrow oval Moist soils, can self-seed
Tilia cordata Greenspire X X Exotic 9 6 Medium Deciduous Pyramidal Well drain but moist rich soil
Tristaniopsis laurina Water Gum X Native 6 4 Medium Evergreen Broadly domed Perfers damp sites
Ulmus Species Elms X Exotic N/A Deciduous
Ulmus parvifolia  Chinese Elm X Exotic 10 11 N/A Deciduous Broad domed Wide range of soil types
Ulmus parvifolia  Chinese Elm X Exotic 10 8 N/A Deciduous Broad domed
Ulmus parvifolia  Chinese Elm X Exotic 10 10 N/A Deciduous Rounded
Ulmus parvifolia  Chinese Elm X X Exotic 10 11 Medium Deciduous Broad domed Wide range of soil types
Washingtonia robusta Mexican Fan Palm X Exotic 25 3 N/A Deciduous Narrow Can take up to 10yrs to form a trunk
Zelkova serrata Japanese Zelkova X X Exotic 14 10 Large Deciduous Vase shaped Wide range of soil types

Other species may be used but are subject to approval by Latrobe City Council Officers.

Root barriers and or tree pits should be used in areas that do not meet minimum size of nature-strips.

Minimum verge width

This is the area calculated from the front of boundary line to the back of kerb, including any footpath.

Verge Size in Metres
Minimum Verge Width 

This is the area calculated from the front of boundary line to the back of kerb, including any footpath 

Very narrow Less than 3.4 metres, gives you a nature strip of less than 1.9 metres
Narrow Greater than 3.4 to 4.4  metres, gives you a nature strip of 2- 2.9 metres
Medium Greater than  4.4  to 5.4 metres, gives you a nature strip of 3- 3.9 metres
Large Greater than 5.4 to 6.4 metres, gives you a nature strip of 4- 4.9 metres
Very large Greater than 6.4 metres or more, gives you a nature strip of 5 metres plus
Rural Larger allotments, for rural residential lots 1000m2 (0.4ha) or more in size

Street Tree Trial List

Trial to be carried out by Council only.
Low volume plantings only, and follow up monitoring on trees establishment to be carried out.

Botanical Name Common Name Streets Reserves Native/ Exotic Height Metres  Width Metres *Min Verge Width Evergreen or Deciduous Form Comments
Acacia pycnantha Golden Wattle X Native 8 4 Medium Evergreen Rounded Short lived
Backhousia citriodora Lemon Myrtle X Native 10 6 Large Evergreen Oval rounded
Banksia intergrifolia Coastal Banksia X Native 11 5 Medium Evergreen Oval Salt tolerant
Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Rain Tree X Exotic 8 6 Medium Deciduous Spreading rounded Must be watered to become established
Laburnum x watererii Vossii X X Exotic 4 3 Narrow Deciduous Vase shaped Must be watered to become established
Maclura pomifera Wichita X Exotic 10 8 Large Evergreen Rounded Hardy tree
Olea europa Olive X Exotic 9 9 Medium Evergreen Rounded
Olea europa Olive X Exotic 7 4 Medium Evergreen Narrow Domed
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