olive trees in courtyard. Evergreen, soft grey tones, hardy and easily shaped. My husband really wants one of these in our garden so he can have an "on-tap" supply of olives and a reminder of my Italian roots.
Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Buckinghamia celsissima, commonly known as Ivory Curl, is a species of trees, constituting part of the plant family Proteaceae. They grow naturally only (endemic) in the wet tropic rainforest areas of north eastern Queensland, Australia