Stenocarpus - firewheel treeBack in stock: NOW
Spectacular tall native shade tree with red wheel shaped flowers in late summer, and dark glossy lobed leaves year-round.
Take a trip to Maranoa Gardens in Victoria to see a good example of this beautiful rainforest native flourishing in a cooler climate.
flower closeup JMK , cropped to size.We love firewheel tree for the interesting leaf shape, slender silhouette, unique flowers
Stenocarpus sinuatus - firewheel treeDESCRIPTION: Australian native tree with glossy ornate wavy lobed leaves and showy wheel-shaped flowers. Perfect for feature planting and streetscapes.
USES: Excellent for screening or as a specimen tree. Create a shady spot in the garden and enjoy watching the wildlife visit.
CARE: Tip prune while young to encourage a dense rounded shape. Stake and protect from strong wind and frost while the plant establishes.
PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil in full sun. Apply mulch and continue to water regularly until the plant is established. Usually around 12 weeks. Fertilise using native fertiliser yearly.
HEIGHT: Usually 10 metres in full sun: up to 30 m in a warm shaded spot.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide