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Brachychiton acerifolius discolor Clarabelle

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Brachychiton acerifolius discolor Clarabelle Illawarra Flame Tree, Kurrajong,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed

Description:
Medium native compact tree with glossy green maple-like foliage and pink new growth. Small, reddish-pink bell shaped flowers from late Spring through to Summer. Great feature / shade tree for residential, streetscapes and large parks. Grows approx. 10m tall x 5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Sterculiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Pink
Flower Colour: Pink, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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