Brachychiton acerifolius

Illawarra Flame Tree


A semi-deciduous tree that produces bright red flowers after the leaves have been shed. The effect is that of a tree on fire. Leaves are extremely large and palmate shape. A gorgeous specimen tree suitable for parks, reserves or a large garden.


DimensionsHeight: 10 to 15m, Width: 10m
Aspect Full sun
Pests & diseasesKurrajong Leaftier (Dichocrosis clytusalis) and Kurrajong Weevil (Axionicus insignis) may attack unhealthy trees.
Typical sizes200mm, 25ltr, 45ltr, 75ltr, 100ltr, 200ltr

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