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Today's bloom is Brachychiton Species,Flame Bottletree (Brachychiton acerifolius)

Bloom of the Day for January 23rd, 2016:

Type of plant: Trees

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing: over 40 ft. (12 m)

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15 members have or want this plant for trade.

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Mipii wrote:
Wow, Brachychiton acerifolius is amazing!

MargaretK wrote:
This particular tree is stunning specimen. It hasn\'t flowered for the past two or three years, but when it does, it\'s mind-bogglingly gorgeous. Brachychitons are an amazing group of trees which include the Queensland Bottle Tree, Brachychiton rupestris, which has a hugely swollen trunk like a boab.

Mipii wrote:
Thanks for that extra info Margaret and the pics, I\'m smitten for sure. That specimen is stunning, imagine the energy it has to build for that explosion. Two - three years between blooms is understandable. I think I\'ll go ask google to show me more...

Kell wrote:
Margaret, you have the BEST trees! I wish you would post more photos to PFs!

Mipii wrote:
Kell let the cat out of the bag Margaret...please show us more (what\'s the \'on my knees begging symbol?)!