Brachychiton acerifolius - Illawarra Flame Tree

A stunning Malvaceae tree,  Brachychiton acerifolius - Illawarra Flame Tree is famous for the spectacular bright red bell-shaped flowers that often cover the whole tree when it is leafless. Along with other members of the genus Brachychiton, it is commonly referred to as a Kurrajong. The flowers come out before Christmas and are frequently followed by long follicle fruits.  Its rich large glossy leaves help recreate a tropical feel.
One of Australia's most spectacular trees, due to its spectacular crimson flowers. Th
Height: 8 - 15 metres. (Tends to reach its minimum height in an urban environment.)

Width: 10 metres.

Growth rate:  Moderate.

Form: Rounded, upright

Foliage: Brachychiton acerifolius - Illawarra Flame Tree is famous for its big, leathery green, maple like leaves.

Flower: A mass of  bright, scarlet bells with 5 partially fused petals

Autumn colour: Will usually retain just the bright scarlet flowers in autumn
Tolerances: Brachychiton acerifolius - Illawarra Flame Tree grows best in warm climates in a sunny spot, with well-drained fertile soil and protection from wind and frost.

Landscape use: Great specimen tree, will be a good focal point in any garden, park or walkway

ng a great display.

Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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