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Click & Collect

We are offering free click & collect, free local delivery and nationwide delivery by courier for most UK addresses. The Nursery is not currently open for general browsing. For more details click here.

Brachychiton bidwillii

Common Name: Kurrajong, Bottle Tree

Plant Family: Malvaceae

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Brachychiton bidwillii
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Availability:  

  

2 in stock

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  No
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)


Bottle tree from E. Australia with attractive horizontally held felty leaves. Its swollen trunk stores water and copes well with long periods between watering. Curious fleshy red flowers appear on the trunk in late winter, even on small plants. Eventually makes a nice specimen for a large conservatory but its size can be restricted by keeping it in a small pot


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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