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BRACHYCHITON acerifolius (Flame Tree)

A large native tree (over 15 metres), with a rounded canopy, produces a stunning display of red flowers in spring to summer and is deciduous when flowering. It is hardy, frost and drought tolerant and best suited to larger areas as a feature/specimen tree.

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Large tree: over 15 metres
Rounded shape

SPECIAL USES
As a street tree
As a shade tree
As a specimen
As a windbreak
As a screen
Along roadside
Has non-invasive roots

CONDITIONS
Suitable in full sun
Suitable in most soils
Needs well drained soil
Is tolerant of moderate frost
Is tolerant of pollution
Is tolerant of coastal exposure
Is tolerant of tropical heat