Harpullia pendula - tulipwoodBack in stock: Now
You're going to love this rugged little native tree as it has so many good qualities : bright orange berries, bronzey-green new leaves, a shady round crown, and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates. Plus it's on many councils' approved planting lists as the roots aren't invasive and it rarely grows high enough to interfere with overhead wires.
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Harpullia pendula - tulipwoodDESCRIPTION: Fast-growing smallish evergreen native tree, found in the wild from northern NSW to the far top end of QLD. Dense green foliage, small iinsignificant creamy-green flowers in summer, followed by masses of little orange berries with jet black centres.
USE IN: Street tree, garden tree, native and wildlife gardens as butterflies love the flowers and birds love the berries.
LOCATION: Plant in any well-drained soil in full sun. Frost-hardy, drought tolerant.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks, and protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: Can reach up to 24m H in the rainforest; generally under 6m H x 4m W in urban situations.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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