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Brachychiton acerifolius populneus Bella Donna

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Wantirna
B4, D6
Size: 20cm
Available: 13
$/Unit (EX GST): $39.62 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $43.58 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Brachychiton acerifolius populneus Bella Donna Illawarra Flame Tree, Kurrajong,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed, Dense, Pyramida, Upright

Description:
Medium native compact tree with glossy green foliage and interesting greenish-grey bark. Small, pink bell shaped flowers from late Spring through to Summer. Great feature / shade tree for residential, streetscapes and large parks. Grows approx. 6m tall x 4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

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, Playgrounds, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Be very careful of hairs inside the seed pods. These irritate the skin and are easily inhaled. This tree can be evergreen or deciduous depending on the weather. Flowers best after dry winters and wet Summers. Remove unwanted branches when necessary.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Sterculiaceae Australia

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

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