Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Kurrajong is a tree growing to 20 m tall (often much smaller). The leaves are variable, and can be lobed with three or five lobes, or entire without lobes. Leaves grow 5 cm to 10 cm long. The bell-shaped flowers are whitish with purple or brownish streaks or flecks inside, and have 5 partially fused petals, about 2 cm long. The seed pods are boat-shaped, and grow about 2 cm to 7 cm long.
forest and woodland
The Kurrajong is found near the coast and in semi-arid inland in central and eastern Queensland, central and eastern New South Wales and Victoria. Naturalised in south west of Western Australia, and in the south east of South Australia.
Height (m): 8 - 15
Spread (m): 6 - 10
Soil Texture: loam, clay, limestone
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 400
Flower Colour: cream / pink
Flower Season: spring, summer
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
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