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Brachychiton 'Griffith Pink'

It tolerates a wide range of climate and soils but may be slow growing while young. It is unaffected by frost and very drought tolerant, but responds well to extra water during dry periods. It would make an interesting alternative to the Illawarra flame tree, Brachychiton acerifolius, in any reasonably sized garden.

Common namekurrajong
Scientific nameBrachychiton discolor x populneus
FamilyMalvaceae
EtymologyGenus: From Greek, brachys, short; and chiton, a tunic. In reference to the seed coat.
DescriptionThis cultivar is a small tree to 10 m tall with conspicuous deep pink flowers.
Flowering/fruitingCan occur from November to March.
Location in gardenThis and many of our other kurrajong species and cultivars are flowering now in our Kurrajong Arboretum.
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