Brachychiton Rupestris, Queensland Bottle Tree
Queensland Bottle Tree
An Australian native tree that is a great tree for bonsai indoors. The trunk will swell into a bottle. Leaves drop in the spring when new growth emerges. This tree can reach a height of up to ten feet indoors and up to forty feet in the ground. This tree does well in smaller pots and is accustomed to a cramped root system.
- Bright direct light / bright indirect light inside and full sun outside
- Best in well drained soil sand or loam
- Drought tolerant once established - this plant is susceptible to root rot
- Hardy up to 25 degrees
- Native to Australia