PINK KURRAJONG (Brachychiton Discolor) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'
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Common names include lacebark tree, lace kurrajong, pink kurrajong, scrub bottle tree, white kurrajong, hat tree and sycamore.
An attractive tree up to 30 metres tall
Flowers form from November to February. The flowers are pink, almost without stalks, 3 to 4 cm in diameter.
The fruit is a hairy boat shaped follicle maturing from December to July. 7 to 20 cm long, containing up to 30 seeds, 9 mm long.
A plant mainly of the subtropics in eastern Australia, just moving into the tropical areas. It is tolerant of some frost.
Prefers a sunny position
Grows best in a moist but well-drained, fertile soil
Established plants are drought tolerant
The tree grows rapidly when given good conditions
Seed - cooked/Roasted
have a delightful nutty flavour
Seed - it stores well and germinates easily, especially if pre-soaked for 12 - 24 hours in warm water
The seed stores well at room temperatures - 15 year old seed had a 54% germination rate.