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QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE

QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE

Brachychiton rupestris
Member $4.95
Non-Member $5.95
If you want to plant a tree to get the neighbours talking then this is the one for you. The Bottle Tree is an Australian native and can be grown in a large pot in cooler climates or in the garden. The swollen trunk give it a comical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr Seus book!
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SEEDS: S409

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn
Height To 12m
Position in FULL SUN
10 Seeds Per Packet
SEMI-DECIDUOUS
Space at 8m
Drought tolerant once established
75% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

QUEENSLAND BOTTLE TREE

Brachychiton rupestris
Member $4.95
Non-Member $5.95
If you want to plant a tree to get the neighbours talking then this is the one for you. The Bottle Tree is an Australian native and can be grown in a large pot in cooler climates or in the garden. The swollen trunk give it a comical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr Seus book!
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SEEDS: S409
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