A FUTURE IN DIVERSITY
The nursery is an important player in our farm’s diversification programs and is moving us forward on two fronts. Firstly, we are well under way with our expansion into other dry land aromatic herbs including rosemary, immortelle and sage. We also have a nursery program for propagating Australian native plants for both aromatic purposes and for farm development projects such as hedging and land restoration.
Prostanthera lasianthos is a native mint plant showing major potential as an essential oil plant.
Kunzea spp. Badjas Carpet has a spicy EO reminiscent of cinnamon, its main chemistry is α pinene and gamma terpine
P. cuneata is an exciting new essential oil being trialled some unusual compounds showing up in the GC’s are kessane & maillol.