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Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.
The Queensland bottle tree is a remarkable tree with its fabulous bottle shaped trunk. A large tree, growing to twenty metres tall, so it is best in large gardens, parks and farms where it can be seen at its best. Good for shade. It has clusters of yellow flowers hidden away under the leaves. It is slow growing, and takes a few years to form the iconic trunk. Suits most soils and climate zones. Can take heat and frost well. Best in full sun.
Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: summer
Maximum height: 20 metres
Minimum height: 15 metres
Maximum width: 8 metres
Minimum width: 7 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical, arid.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.