Lepiderema pulchella – Fine Leaf Tuckeroo

A lovely small tree with decorative fine foliage. It flowers in spring with small yellow to orange flowers followed by smooth orange seed capsules in summer. It can grow to 15 metres in its natural range, but generally more to around 8 metres. Likes a sunny spot but with some protection from wind.

Scientific Name:Lepiderema pulchella
Family:Sapindaceae
Common Name:Tuckeroo
Other Common Names:Fine Leaf Tuckeroo
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:10 ~ 15 metres
Width:4 ~ 7 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Orange
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen
Special Uses:Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Playground friendly

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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