Tree Fact Sheets

Download Fact Sheets for each tree species planted throughout the City of Burnside below.

Chinese Pistachio

This attractive, dome-shaped tree is synonymous with deep, red-orange autumn foliage. It grows to 10-12 metres in height, with a graceful, broad spread of up to 8 metres.

Chinese Pistachio Fact Sheet(PDF, 502KB) 

Claret Ash

This tall, broad tree was bred by a South Australian nurseryman in the 1930s. It grows to 14-16 metres in height, with a similar spread.

Claret Ash Fact Sheet(PDF, 436KB) 

Crepe Myrtle Biloxi

This hardy, small tree grows to 6 metres in height, with a spread of 5 metres. It tolerates Adelaide conditions well, although it does respond to extra water during the summer.

Crepe Myrtle Biloxi Fact Sheet(PDF, 378KB)

Crepe Myrtle Sioux

Originating in China, this deciduous tree grows to 4-5 metres in height, with a spread of 5 metres. It has dazzling summer flowers that persist for three months or more.

Crepe Myrtle Sioux Fact Sheet(PDF, 389KB)

Cupania

This upright, densely crowned tree grows to 8 metres in height, with a spread of 6 metres. An evergreen, its flower is yellow and produces a small bright-orange seed pod.

Cupania Fact Sheet(PDF, 489KB)

Cyprian Plane

This hardy, upright tree grows to a height of 15 to 17 metres, with a spread of 8 metres. It can produce attractive autumn foliage depending on position and season.

Cyprian Plane Fact Sheet(PDF, 498KB)

Golden Rain

Originating in China, Korea and Japan, this handsome, wide-crowned tree has showy displays of deep-yellow flowers. It grows to 6-8 metres in height, with a similar spread.

Golden Rain Fact Sheet(PDF, 460KB)

Jacaranda

Originating from Argentina, this handsome, wide-crowned tree with fern-like foliage is absolutely laden with blue-mauve, tubular shaped flowers in early summer.

Jacaranda Fact Sheet(PDF, 671KB)

Kurrajong

 This hardy, medium to tall tree grows to 12 metres in height, with a spread of 8 metres. Its dense foliage makes it a very good shade tree.

Kurrajong Fact Sheet(PDF, 432KB)

Manchurian Pear

This upright, dome-shaped tree will grow to 10 metres in height, with a spread of around 8 metres. It is a hardy species and tolerates Adelaide conditions very well.

Manchurian Pear Fact Sheet(PDF, 467KB)

SA Blue Gum

This local indigenous tree is tall, with a dense and broad spread. It grows very well on the plains of Adelaide and is part of the character of the City of Burnside.

SA Blue Gum Fact Sheet(PDF, 816KB)

Spotted Gum

This large, upright tree can grow to 25 metres in height, with a spread of only 10 metres. It has a straight, single trunk with a uniform branching structure and produces a mass of pale yellow or white flowers in winter.

Spotted Gum Fact Sheet(PDF, 511KB)

Urbdell Green Ash

This upright, dome-shaped tree grows to 12 metres in height, with a spread of 8 metres. It is a hardy species, but responds well to extra water in the later months of summer.

Urbdell Green Ash Fact Sheet(PDF, 474KB)

Tree Request Facts

Data on Tree Requests created within the City of Burnside, represented in an infographic from February 2014.

Tree Requests February 2014(PDF, 493KB)