Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Kurrajong

Brachychyton populneus, Sterculia diversifolia

HOW TO GROW KURRAJONG

Characteristics of the plant

KURRAJONG

flower

April - May. Bell-shaped flowers, greenish yellow, with red stains inside, gathered in panicles. Conical trunk, more enlarged at the base and very straight. Ovate leaves, with very outstanding apex and fruits in very big capsules that become black. Mascescent species - it maintains the dry leaves on the tree until the appearance of the new ones. It may reach 15 m.

water

Not very abundant. it supports drought very well.

gardening pot

As square or street tree. It adapts very well to the dryness and the contamination. It is a tree that produces a lot of shade and very appropriate to reforest rocky hills. In their natural state it constitutes a melliferous species and its leaves and tender branches are used to feed the livestock.

weather

Demishade in a protected place from cold and sea winds.

shovel

By means of fresh seeds in spring. It grows quite fast.

soil

Preferably slight and alkaline, with a good drainage, although it supports the loamy soils.


Another species of "Brachichyton"

Brachychiton acerifolius---------------- Flame kurrajong, Illawarra flame tree

Brachychyton bidwillii ---------------.............

Brachychiton discolor ------------------ Lacebark kurrajong

Brachychiton rupestris------------------ Queensland bottle tree

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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