Spring fire

Flame tree just coming into flower

The flame tree (Brachychiton acerifolius) is a spectacular tree for the warm-climate home garden, flaunting its vivid scarlet blossoms throughout late spring and early summer.  If you’d like to know more about this lovely tree and how to grow it you’ll find all the information you need at our sister site


Juvenile leaves – on a mature trees the leaves are not deeply lobed


2 thoughts on “Spring fire

    • Glad you enjoyed it Ronnie. It really is a lovely tree and so easy to grow – my photos really don’t do it justice I’m afraid. If you are interested, I’ll be posting more articles on rainforest flowering tres/shrubs/vines for the home garden.

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