Brachychiton rupestris
QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-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: medium soil salinity, light frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Brachychiton rupestris
QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-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: medium soil salinity, light frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: white & cream

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Ornamental Fruit: boat pod

Bark & Stems: bottle stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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