Kurrajong
(Brachychiton populneus)

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Brachychiton populneus

This iconic Australian tree is grown for shade and emergency stock feed. Its flowers are produced in summer. It is often found in groves on limestone outcrops, growing up to 20m tall.

Type
Native
Maintenance
Low
Water use
Moderate
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
Zero
Size
Trees 7 metres +
Root size
100 metres
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost, Salt
Regions
Water efficient plants, Central Highlands Garden, Wagga Wagga (Salt Tolerant), Yarra Valley Water plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Summer
Colours
Green, Red, Pink
Gardens
Native