Brachychiton discolor
QUEENSLAND LACEBARK, HAT TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
30m
Plant habit
 
15m

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Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD

Other Botanical Names: Brachychiton luridus, B. paradoxus ssp. discolor, B. p. ssp. luridus, Clompanus discolor, Sterculia discolor

Other Common Names: Pink Flame Tree, Pink Sterculia, Scrub Bottle Tree, White Kurrajong

 
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Brachychiton discolor
QUEENSLAND LACEBARK, HAT TREE
Malvaceae-Sterculioideae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
30m
Plant habit
 
15m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or red

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Leaves: white underneath

Ornamental Fruit: boat pod

Bark & Stems: grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & bush designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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