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Bottle Tree Standard


Bottle Tree has a heavy trunk that is broad at the base, tapering towards the top. Fresh green foliage shimmers in the breeze year-round on this evergreen. Springtime clusters of small, bell-shaped white flowers often go unnoticed. Regularly used as a shade tree, screen, or high windbreak.

Brachychiton populneus Standard (Sterculia diversifolia)

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit texture : Woody

Fruit shape : Boat-shaped

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Lustrous

Leaf length : 1 1/2- 5"

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Bell-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 30 ft.

Average size maturity height : 30-50 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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