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Brachychiton populneus 30-50cm

Brachychiton populneus 30-50cm

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Product Description

Brachychiton populneus, commonly known as the Australian Bottle Tree, is a distinctive and iconic tree native to Australia, known for its unique trunk shape and ornamental appeal. Belonging to the family Malvaceae, this deciduous tree is well-adapted to various environmental conditions, making it a popular choice in landscaping.

The Australian Bottle Tree typically grows to a height of 30 to 50 feet (9 to 15 meters) with a bottle-shaped trunk that bulges at the base and tapers towards the top. The smooth, grayish bark and swollen trunk give it a characteristically whimsical appearance, resembling a bottle. The tree's branches extend horizontally, creating a broad and spreading canopy of deep green, palmate leaves.

During late spring to early summer, the Australian Bottle Tree produces clusters of bell-shaped, cream-colored flowers with a touch of red or pink at the base. The blossoms add a delicate and visually appealing element to the tree, attracting pollinators.

Adaptable to a range of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils, Brachychiton populneus is well-suited for urban environments, gardens, and parks. Its drought tolerance and ability to thrive in both subtropical and semi-arid regions contribute to its popularity in diverse landscapes.

Beyond its ornamental value, the Australian Bottle Tree holds cultural significance among Indigenous Australian communities, with various parts of the tree traditionally used for food, medicine, and tools. With its unique form and cultural importance, Brachychiton populneus stands as a captivating and symbolic presence in the Australian flora.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 30-50 cm

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