Brachychiton Jasper Bell

BRACHYCHITON-JASPER-BELLS Brachychiton-Jasper-Bell

A small tree growing to approximately 5 metres high x 3 metres wide.  Deciduous at peak flowering.

NAME Brachychiton Jasper Bell
BOTANICAL NAME Brachychiton bidwillii x spectabilis
KEY FEATURES Orange/pink flowers about 50mm in diameter are carried in clusters along branches and down the trunk.
Peak flowering is from late spring for approximately 3 months, but some flowers occur throughout the year.
Flowers attract nectar feeding birds.
GROWING CONDITIONS Reliable over a wide range of soils and conditions, but best planted in full sun in well drained soils.
Frost and drought tolerant.
PLANT CARE Fertilise with a low phosphorus, slow release fertiliser.
GRAFTED PLANTS Plants grafted onto specially selected rootstock ensures viability for growing in a wide range of soil types, improves disease resistance, guarantees flower colour and limits mature size.
IMPORTANT Care must be taken to remove ALL growth below the graft union or these shoots will grow through the grafted canopy and eventually overrun your plant.
Full sun Height 5m Flowering Well drained soil