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Brachychiton acerifolium

Common Name: ILLAWARRA FLAME TREE

Height: 20

Size: NT Premium

Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest

Price: $ 1.80

Product Description

Description: The Illawarra Flame Tree is widespread in subtropical rainforest on the coast to the escarpment, north from the Shoalhaven River into Queensland. It is a popular street tree, grown for its brilliant red flowers. The vibrant flowers are bell-shaped and bright coral red. They appear in spring on leafless branches. The dark seed pod contains numerous seeds embedded in interlocking hairs in a honeycomb-like husk.

Pot size: 50mm Native Tube

Position: Full sun

Uses: Brilliant specimen and shade tree

Maintenance: