28 Oct 2020

Hornsby Council – Greening our shire plant giveaway

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Spring is here and our plants are ready to be planted.


Location: Hornsby Community Nursery, 28-30 Brittania Street, Pennant Hills (Gate 2)
Event cost: Free.

Contact: Natural Resources
Email: bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the way we are running our tree collection and native plant giveaway events has changed. Entry and collection of plants is by appointment only.

During September and October every Wednesday between 9.30am and 3pm and every second Saturday between 9.30am and 12 midday, there will be a limited number of appointments for you to collect your trees and plants at the community nursery. If you wish to make an appointment please follow the link to the trybooking website and enter your details in your preferred 15min time slot.

Residents are able to collect 2 trees and/or 4 plants.

Stock available at Community Nursery Spring 2020
Smaller Shrubs
Austromyrtus tenuifolia Narrow Leaf Myrtle
Bauera rubioides River Dog Rose
Billardiera scandens Apple Dumpling Vine
Correa reflexa Native Fushcia
Indigofera australis Native Indigo
Prostanthera incisa Cut leaf Mint Bush
Prostanthera scutellarioides Western Sydney Mint Bush
Pultenaea villosa Hairy Bush Pea
Zieria prostrata Headland Zieria
Larger Shrubs
Grevillea linearifolia White Spider Flower
Hibbertia scandens Snake VIne
Pultenaea flexilis Graceful Bush Pea
Smaller Trees
Acacia floribunda Sally Wattle
Acmena smithii Lillipilli
Angophora hispida Dwarf Apple
Banksia serrata Old Man Banksia
Callicoma serratifolia Black Wattle (Not a true Wattle)
Ceratopetalum gummiferum NSW Christmas Bush
Glochidion ferdinandi Cheese Tree
Leptospermum polygalifolium Yellow Tea Tree
Leptospermum trinervium Flaky Barked Tea Tree
Melaleuca ericifolia Swamp Paperbark
Melaleuca linariifolia Snow in Summer Paperbark
Synoum glandulosum Scentless Rosewood
Tristaniopsis laurina Water Myrtle
Larger Trees
Ceratopetalum apetalum Coachwood
Eucalyptus longifolia Woollybutt
Eucalyptus paniculata Grey Ironbark
Eucalyptus saligna Sydney Blue Gum
Syncarpia glomulifera Turpentine
Toona australis Australian Red Cedar

Plants provided in the giveaway are locally sourced and grown at Council’s Community Nursery by volunteers and Council staff. You are able to collect 2 trees and 4 plants per residence. Please return your tube pots to the community nursery (after hours chute at gate 2, 28 Britannia Street, Pennant Hills) or any Hornsby Shire Council library facility at Berowra, Hornsby or Pennant Hills for reuse.

If you have any questions, please email us at bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Please note our community tree planting days have been cancelled until further notice.
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