Brachychiton ‘Illawarra Flame Tree’ 12″ Pot


Brachychiton acerifolius ‘Illawarra Flame Tree’

The Illawarra Flame Tree is known for its stunning display of bright red flowers that cover the whole bare tree in late Spring. While it’s an Aussie native, it is now grown all over the world for its beauty.

The Illawarra Flame Tree is only fully deciduous in the northern parts of Australia, where it drops its leaves in the dry season. Plant Flame Trees with Jacarandas for a colour explosion.

12″ pot size.

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Additional information

botanical name

Brachychiton acerifolia

height x width

10-15m x 6-9m


Profuse foamy sprays of bright scarlet flowers are borne in late spring-early summer on a leafless crown, beautiful shiny lime green leaves. although not full deciduous the leaves are dropped only before flowering


Full sun to part shade in well-drained soil, protect from heavy winds and frost

landscape use

Specimen, shade tree, parks, avenues, street planting

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