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BRACHYCHITON populneus

Commonly known as Kurrajong



Small to medium sized Australian tree grown for shade. Bell-shaped flowers, variable in colour from light pink to red. Edible seeds, best roasted. Frost tender
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£30.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2019

  • Good to know - will require restrictive pruning under glass
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - red spider mites
  • Place of Origin - Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland to Victoria)
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Evergreen - ovate, lustrous, dark green leaves 4-12cm (1½-5in) long which can vary from entire to 3- or 5-lobed on the same plant.
  • Tree - small tree. Produces flowers to 1.5cm (½in) across with spreading lobes
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Greenhouse or conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - use loam-based compost (JI No. 2) with added sharp sand in full light
  • Broadly conical
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