Australian Bottle Tree

Australian Bottle Tree

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The Australian Bottle tree is an evergreen tree that can become deciduous in a drought. It can grow up to 25 metres tall. As the trees grow they develop their characteristic bulbous trunk which gives rise to the common name and which makes the tree unmistakable. Some trunks have become as large as 3.5m in diameter.

Origin: Australia.

Botanical name: Brachychiton rupestris.

Family: Malvaceae.

Suitable: Outdoor.

Max height: 25m.

Toxins removed: N/A.

Pet Friendly: Non-toxic.


Plant Care Guide

 Water: Moderate. Water when soil is dry.

Light: Full Sun.

Temperature: 20 - 30°C. Ideal warm temperatures.

Humidity: Low / Medium. 40 - 60%.

Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 6.6 - 7.0 ph. Thrives in slightly acidic soils.

Fertilizer: Once a week in spring & summer.

 Plant Size

Medium: 1m-1.5m, skinny.

Free plant based coffee on pickup.

Free delivery in Auckland (Non-Rural).

Planting can be provided at extra cost. Please enquire: