The Right Plant In The Right Place - Now and Tomorrow
To ensure that plantings in urban regions across Australia are sustainable into the future, we will assess a wide variety of plants and turf to see how well they will cope with the climate conditions of tomorrow.
The Which Plant Where program is a five-year series of research that will find out where current favourites are unlikely to thrive under the more extreme climates that Australian cities face, learn from past successes, and stress-test major landscape species to find opportunities for new species and varieties to be planted.
Download The Which Plant Where Brochure (PDF, 1.1MB)
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Video From The Melbourne Growers' Workshop
Friday, 23 March 2018: Hort Innovation recently filmed this explainer video with researchers Assoc Prof Marco Amati of RMIT, Prof David Ellsworth of Western Sydney University and Leigh Staas of Macquarie University.
Visiting Growers In Melbourne
Wednesday, 8 November 2017: The research team visited growers in the greater Melbourne area to better understand which horticultural practices are currently used for the production and supply of plants and how these can affect plant growth, tolerance to drought and heat, as well as post-planting success...