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Brachychiton acerifolius

Foliage Deciduous
Form Round
Mature Size 12 x 6m
Family Sterculiaceae
Illawarra Flame Tree

A drought tolerant, slow growing tree native to the warmer parts of the east coast of Australia, this tree is known for its masses of crimson flowers in spring-summer when the tree is totally devoid of foilage.

Good as a shade tree in larger landscapes. Ideal for parks and streetscapes. Can also be used in large gardens as a feature tree.

Prefers a well drained fertile soil in full sun. Can tolerate most soils including heavy soils to rocky infertile soils. Is a drought tolerant tree.





Shade Tree


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