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|
|Other Common Names:||Fine Leaf Tuckeroo|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||10 ~ 15 metres|
|Width:||4 ~ 7 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Orange|
|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|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Playground friendly|
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