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Brachychiton acerifolius

Description

Spectacular for large gardens and parks. Grown as a street tree in Australia and Santa Barbara, California. Bright green, shiny, palmate shaped leaves with red bell-shaped flowers appearing sporadically. Flowers best after a hot dry summer. Leaves burnt by frost but return in spring. Tolerant of most soil types and positions. Excellent container plant for indoors or patio. Can be grown from cuttings or seed. Often grown around swimming pools as they have a compact root system and not a lot of leaf drop.

Details

Biological Name: Brachychiton acerifolius
Common Name: Flame Tree
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring - early summer
Height: 30'+
Width: Variable
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: $140.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): $8.00add to cart
Propagation Information: No pre-treatment of seed required. Seed germinates readily.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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