Brachychiton populneus
KURRAJONG, BOTTLE TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Flowers: pink or white & cream

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Ornamental Fruit: boat pod
 
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Brachychiton populneus
KURRAJONG, BOTTLE TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or white & cream

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Ornamental Fruit: boat pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal & bush designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree, fire retardant

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting



HAZARDS

Dangers to touch: seeds






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