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LOADING OF TREES

We are happy to help you load trees onto a trailer or ute. Please note that due to OH&S we are unable to load trees into car boots. Trailer hire is available at Classic Hire, 31 Buckingham Drive ... more info +

Symphony of the Soil

You might be interested in watching the film "Symphony of the Soil" www.symphonyofthesoil.com which the UN has made available free of charge from the 5 - 12th December 2014. The film is part of the 20... more info +

LIFE AND DEATH OF A TREE

Many trees live to ripe old ages. But in the natural forest, each large old tree represents only a fraction of the number of trees that began on the site. What happened to the rest of them? A few tree... more info +

Garden Week 2013 Highlights

This year our trees were showcased by Empire Lane and Mondo Landscapes in their displays at the NGIWA stand.  Empire Lane featured our beautiful Nyssa sylvatica, which was home to two lovely bud... more info +

Garden Week 2012 Highlights

Last month got me a little bit of a dream gig to go and cover Garden Week for OUTinPerth. Up until the point I was dragged out for drooling on too many exhibits I thought it was one of the best garden... more info +

Growing tomorrow's tree today

A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible. ~Welsh Proverb

Perth’s best kept secret. Ellenby Tree Farm is considered to be the forerunners in advanced trees throughout Western Australia. We use the most advanced methods and technology to produce premium quality trees.

These techniques have been refined to reflect Western Australia’s growing conditions which are vastly different to the Eastern States. This has placed Ellenby Tree Farm at the pinnacle of advanced tree growing in Australia. Constant research around the world has seen Ellenby Tree Farm adapt and improve what has been learnt from competitors and allies.  After years of infield and scientific research and experience we have learnt of the importance of a perfect root system. To achieve this we are growing our trees with a combination of techniques which include growing trees in the ground and using specialised root maker pots. Now using the ‘Rootmaker system’ ETF is the only tree farm/nursery in Australia to be credited as a certified platinum rootmaker grower.

Ellenby's Hot Pick

Citrus limon 'Eureka Lemon'

Citrus limon 'Eureka Lemon'

'Eureka' lemon is the preferred lemon in Perth. It makes an open tree and is nearly thornless, cropping all year round in hot coastal areas like Perth, with the bumper seaon in March-April. The fruit has a pretty rough skin that is often ribbed and a highly acidic flesh, but yields lots of juice. The fruit also has a most prominent nipple at its base. Tree has white flowers in spring. It is frost sensitive, shallow root systems and does not tolerate extreme heat.

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