Issue #14 December 2016
2016 Draws to a Close

With 2016 drawing to a close all of us here at Ozbreed would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

2017 is going to be another big year for us here, in particular, we have some new plant varieties due to be released and are excited about sharing these with you.

Amy Gilson.

Phytophthora in Australia and Resistant Lomandras

Phytophthora is a root rot disease that can cause major die back on landscape sites. There are options available to treat Phytophthora, but the best option is prevention by choosing plants that are resistant to the disease.

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All New Screening and Hedging Site Now Available

Recently we have launched an all new Screening and Hedging website. The site was designed to assist you in choosing the best hedging and screening plants possible, along with helpful pruning, fertilising and restoration tips, plus much more.

Click Here to check out the all new Screening and Hedging site
Our Top 10 Fire Retardant Plants for TAS

With Summer upon us here we have listed our Top 10 Fire Retardant plants for

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Flora Burst™ Callistemon viminalis 'CC06' PBR

This plant produces masses of red bottle brush flowers in spring where just about the entire plant is covered in flowers, with more flower buds ready to open. Relatively self cleaning leaving far less seed pods on the plant after flowering.
Breeze® Dianella caerulea 'DCNC0' PBR

This plant is much tidier than common Dianella caerulea, with no messy above ground canes. It is fast to establish, and its underground Rhizomes spread well, filling out gaps and outcompeting weeds.
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