Commersonia fraseri – Brush Kurrajong

A fast growing large shrub to small tree, with mid green leaves and contrasting pale undersides.  It has masses of small white flowers displayed at the branch ends, and is long flowering mainly from spring through summer, especially with regular watering. Flowers are honey scented. Grows from 2 to 5 metres high in cultivation. Naturally grows in moist forest areas from Victoria to southern Queensland.

Scientific Name:Commersonia fraseri
Family:Malvaceae
Common Name:Brush Kurrajong
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 8 metres
Width:2 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.