Brachychiton Jerilderie Red


A small to medium sized shade tree growing to a height of approximately 6-8 metres in 20 years.

NAME Brachychiton Jerilderie Red
BOTANICAL NAME Brachychiton populneus x acerifolius
KEY FEATURES Glossy, lobed foliage and clusters of cherry-red, bell shaped flowers which appear in summer.
Flowers are attractive to birds.
GROWING CONDITIONS Suited to a sunny position in well drained soil.
Drought tolerant once established.
PLANT CARE Low water requirements.
Fertilise with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.
Mulch well to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
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 Well drained soil Fertilise Drought tolerant