Brachychiton rupestris

Queensland Bottle Tree

This is a small to medium sized tree with a characteristic bulbous trunk which gives rise to the common 'bottle tree' name. Leaves are about 100 mm long and may have entire margins or be deeply lobed. The bell-shaped flowers are followed by seed capsules which contain many large seeds.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
30cm/14L 0.5-0.8m Available now
100L 1.6-2.0m Available now
200L 2.5-3.0m Available now
1000L 3.5-4m Available now
Common Name Queensland Bottle Tree
Foliage Evergreen 276
Form Broad-domed 26
Mature Size 15 x 5m
Family Sterculiaceae 11
Genus Brachychiton 11
Species Rupestris 1
Uses
A magnificent looking tree for lawns or large parks and gardens. Does require a large space as this tree can can grow quite large.
Position & Soil
This is a slow growing tree. The bottle shaped trunk may start to be noticeable at around 5-8 years of age. It tolerates a range of soils. Propagation from seed is relatively easy without any pretreatment. The seeds are surrounded in the capsule by irritant hairs and are best collected using gloves.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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