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Tree Brachychiton rupestris Queensland Bottle Tree

 

 

 

 
Description 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.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Broad-domed
   
Mature Size 15 x 5m    
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.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 100L (1.6-2.0m)
• 200L (2.5-3.0m)
• 500L (3.0-3.5m)
• 1000L (3.5-4.0m)
   
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