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Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens


Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Schotia brachypetala


Handsome medium sized tree native to southern Africa with burgundy red pea flowers appearing in spring-early summer. It is usually single trunked, wide spreading and densely branched tree. New growth has red tips. Semi deciduous in colder areas but generally an evergreen tree. Useful shade tree in hot dry climates. Smaller growing in drier climates with poor soils. "It has been reported that wood dust may cause allergic reactions to the eyes"


Biological Name: Schotia brachypetala
Common Name: Tree Fuchsia
Family: Fabaceae
Flower Color: Burgundy red
Flower Time: Spring-summer
Height: 20-45'
Width: 20'
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: $20.00
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: $40.00
15 Gallon: $140.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): $55.00add to cart
Seeds (online only): not available



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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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