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Brachychiton populneus

Kurrajong

A medium-sized upright to oval canopied tree with a large trunk to 10-12m tall. The leaves are mostly small and bright green, flowers are inconspicuous.

R. Hotchkiss, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens
D. Greig, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens

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Tree locations and purpose
Front or back garden Yes
Driveway No
Narrow space Yes
Courtyard Yes
Screening No
Canopy for shading Yes
Planter box with irrigation No
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Yes
Star rating* star star star star
The star rating is based on a tree’s environmental value, ecological benefits, pest and disease susceptibility, climate change adaptability, life expectancy and amenity value. We recommend you select the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

This tree is on Council’s list of recommended species for planting in Moreland. 

We recommend you choose the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

The Tree Finder tool is one way Council is working to increase tree canopy across Moreland


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Images on this page are sourced from and copyright to the Australian Plant Image Index (APII), Australian National Botanic Gardens.