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Trees

Trees Not Recommended to Plant

Trees recommended not to plant I Noxious weeds


Trees recommended not to plant

Council recommends that you do not plant the following species of 'problem trees' which can cause major damage to drains and sewage systems.

Common Name

Botanical Name

Camphor Laurel

Cinnamomum camphora

Figs and Rubber Plants

Ficus species

Poplars

Populus species

Coral Trees

Erythrina species


Noxious weeds

The following species have been declared 'noxious' under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993 because they are harmful to the environment, drainage systems and/or property. These trees should not be planted.

Common Name

Botanical Name

Alligator weed

Alternanthera philoxeroides

Bitou bush, boneseed

Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Black knapweed

Centaurea nigra

Blackberry

Rubus fruticosus (agg. spp.)

Broomrape

Orobanche spp.

Cabomba

Cabomba spp.

Castor oil plant

Ricinus communis

Green cestrum

Cestrum parqui

Harrisia cactus

Harrisia spp.

Hawkweed

Hieracium spp.

Horsetail

Equisetum spp.

Karroo thorn

Acacia karroo

Kochia

Kochia scoparia

Lagarosiphon

Lagarosiphon major

Lantana (pink flowered)

Lantana camara

Lantana (red flowered)

Lantana camara

Ludwigia

Ludwigia peruviana

Mexican feather grass

Nassella tenuissima syn Stipa tenuissima

Miconia

Miconia spp.

Pampas grass

Cortaderia spp.

Parthenium weed

Parthenium hysterophorus

Pellitory

Parietaria judaica

Prickly pears

Opuntia spp.

Privet - broadleaf

Ligustrum lucidum

Privet - narrowleaf

Ligustrum sinense

Rhus tree

Toxicodendron succedaneum

Salvinia

Salvinia molesta

Senegal tea plant

Gymnocoronis spilanthoides

Siam weed

Chromolaena odorata

Spotted knapweed

Centaurea maculosa

St John's wort

Hypericum perforatum

Water hyacinth

Eichhornia crassipes

Water lettuce

Pistia stratiotes

Willows

Salix spp.

 

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