SpecificationsBrachychiton acerfolia ia a spectacular Australian native, deciduous tree that varies in size, depending on the environment. Bright green, shiny palmate shaped leaves are followed by vivid red bell-shaped campanulate flowers, after the foliage has shed during October - March. An attractive specimen tree that is a perfect feature for large gardens and parks, suitable for coastal conditions, tropical areas and cool climates. While it thrives in full sun, acerifolia is a diverse species, it is adaptable and will tolerate a range of positions, climates and soil types. The growth rate will be rapid when grown in tropical climates, where as a cool climate will produce a smaller, slow growing tree. For optimum results, keep the soil moist during the growing season and feed regularly using an organic fertiliser. Brachychiton acerifolia will grow to a height of 10-40m and a width of 10-15m.
Common Name Illawarra Flame Tree Plant Type Coastal, Deciduous, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Street Tree, Tree Range No Dimensions 10-40m high x 10-15m wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting No Flower Colour Red Foliage Colour Green Flowering Season Autumn, Spring, Summer Botanical Genus Brachychiton Botanical Species acerifolius Flower Type Campanulate - Bell Shaped, With The Segments Gently Flaring Foliage Type Palmate - Like A Hand With Fingers Width 1500 cm Height 4000 cm
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