Flame Tree
Brachychiton acerifolius) - seasonal
Hardy upright tree 10+ metres. Light green large lobed leaves are shed in winter and followed by profuse red bell-shaped flowers in late spring and summer. Grows well in a sunny position in well-drained soil.  Spectacular in flower.
Width
5 to 10m
Height
8 to 15m
Category
Medium Tree
Water Needs
600 to 900mm
Light Needs
Sun
Maintenance
Low
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Light
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Red
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Dry Tropical Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical Temperate
Soil Type
Clay Loam Sand
Soil Additional
Well drained
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Semi-deciduous
Attracts
Butterflies
Image License
"Flame tree in bloom" by tree-species is licensed under CC BY 2.0