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Tree Brachychiton acerifolius Illawarra Flame Tree

 

 

 

 
Description 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.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
Round
   
Mature Size 12 x 6m    
Uses Good as a shade tree in larger landscapes. Ideal for parks and streetscapes. Can also be used in large gardens as a feature tree.    
Position & Soil 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.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.8-2.0m)
• 50cm/52L (2.0-2.6m)
• 100L (2.7-3.0m)
   
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