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Mini Brachychiton Rupestris

Mini Brachychiton Rupestris

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Mini Brachychiton Rupestris "Queensland Bottle Tree" in small Vintage Hungarian terracotta vessels.


Brachychiton rupestris, commonly known as the Queensland Bottle Tree, is a unique and striking tree native to Australia. Here's how to care for it:

Light: Plant in full sun to light shade. It prefers plenty of sunlight for optimal growth and flowering.

Temperature: Queensland Bottle Trees are drought-tolerant and can handle high temperatures. They can also withstand some cold.

Watering: Once established, these trees are drought-resistant. Water deeply and thoroughly during the growing season (spring and summer) and reduce watering in the dormant season (fall and winter). Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

Soil: Well-draining soil is essential. The tree can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy or loamy soils, but it should not be waterlogged.

Pruning: Minimal pruning is usually required. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches to maintain a healthy shape.

Pest and Disease: These trees are relatively pest and disease resistant. However, monitor for any signs of pests like aphids or mealybugs and treat as needed.

Tips: Remember that Brachychiton rupestris is a slow-growing tree, so be patient with its growth and adapt care based on your specific climate and conditions.

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