Brachychiton acerifolius 

Brachychiton acerifolius 

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  • Foliage

    Intermediate leaves are typically 3 to 5 lobed and resembles a maple leaf in shape. The upper surface is deep glossy green and underneath is paler in colour. The tree is usually deciduous before flowering, and leaves re-appear after flowering.

  • Bark

    Greyish-brown, fissured on older trees.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Seeds are produced in woody boat-shaped follicles, can be up to 15 cm long. Up to five follicles per flower are produced which tend to persist on the tree for an extended period.

  • Tree Habit

    Medium to large-sized trees which are generally stocky in habit with a pyramidal shape eventually forming a rounded crown. Semi-deciduous to deciduous depending on the growing climate.

  • Flowers

    Brilliant coral-red to scarlet waxy, bell-flowers are produced in late spring through to early summer. Seedling grown trees may take many years to flower and may not flower every year. Flowers are unisexual; male and female flowers frequently on the same

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