Perennials (131 in total)


Perennials stay from year to year, so they’re easiest to list. Some are replaced after a few years to get better yields from new plants.

Click here for the list of Annuals


Trees (41)

Larger plants with hard or woody stems

Almond

Apple (Granny Smith)

Avocado

Boobiala

Bush Lemon

Curry Leaf Tree

Coast Bearded Heath

Cumquat (Nagami)

Elder

Feijoa

Fig (Brown Turkey)

Fig (White Genoa)

Fig (White Adriatic)

Ginko biloba

Guava (Mexican Cream)

Guava (Hay’s Special)

Jujube

Kalamansi

Lemon (Meyer)

Lily Pilly

Lime (Kaffir)

Lime (Tahitian)

Loquat

Mandarine

Mango

Moringa

Nectarine (Sicilian)

Nectarine (Ron’s)

Olive (Kalamata Jumbo)

Orange

Peach

Peach (Golden)

Pear (Packhams)

Pomegranate ‘Wonderful’

Plum (Satsuma)

Tagasaste

Tamarillo

Tamarind

Wax Apple

White Sapote

Wirilda


Shrubs & bushes (9)

Cape Gooseberry

Emu Bush (maculata and alternifolia)

Finger Lime (red and green varieties)

Guava (Strawberry

Pepino

Saltbush – creeping

Saltbush – Old Man

Saltbush – ruby

Sticky Hop Bush


Succulents (6)

thick, juicy and drought tolerant

Dragonfruit

Kalanchoe (lots of varieties)

Money Tree

Pigface

Round Leafed Pig Face

Warrigal Greens


Climbers (7)

Plants that twine and climb and need support

Grape (Sultana)

Hops (Pearl)

Jasmine (Star)

Kiwi Berry

Lab Lab Beans (Highworth) (also grown as an annual)

Old Man’s Beard

Passion fruit (Grafted Yellow)


Herbs (39)

Low plants and bushes, usually with a non-woody stem

Aloe Vera

Arrowroot

Asparagus

Banana (unknown variety)

Calendula

Capsicum (California Wonder)

Capsicum (Hungarian Yellow Wax)

Catnip

Chili (Jalapeno)

Chili (unidentified)

Catmint

Comfrey

Cut Leaf Mint

Eggplant (Lebanese)

Eggplant (Thai)

Elephant’s Ear (Edible)

Gotu Kola

Kale (2 varieties)

Lavender

Lemon Balm

Madder

Mexican Coriander

Mint (Peppermint)

Mint (Spearmint)

Monsteria

Mugwort

Nyang unknown

Okinawan Spinach

Oregano

Rosemary

Rue

Sage

Spider Plant

Strawberries (Alpine)

Strawberries (unidentified large variety)

Tarragon

Tansy

Thyme

Turmeric

Yarrow

Wormwood


Tubers (13)

Plants that store their energy in tubers underground

Chinese Artichokes

Dahlias

Day lily

Galangal

Garlic (also grown as an annual)

Ginger (native)

Ginger (Redback)

Ginger (shop bought)

Jerusalem Artichoke

Oxalis sp (purple flowers)

Taro

Tumeric

Soursob

Sweet Potato (Orange)

Sweet Potato (Purple)

Sweet Potato (White)

Yacon


Berries (4)

Plants that fruit on vines

Raspberry

Goji berry

Native Raspberry

Sweet Appleberry


Water Plants (8)

Plants that love to be in water or mud

Azolla

Brahmi

Gotu Kola

Sagittaria

Water Chestnts

Water Cress

Water Lily

Water Parsley


Grasses (4)

Cyperus sp. (C.vaginatus)

Lemongrass

Sugarcane

NZ Flax