Naturally Trees

Harpullia pendula (Tulipwood)

Harpullia pendula (Tulipwood)

SPECIES: Harpullia pendula (Tulipwood)

 






Harpullia pendula


Harpullia pendula

Harpullia pendula leaves and fruit.

DIMENSIONS: 7m high x 3m spread
ORIGIN: Northern NSW to Northern Queensland (Rainforest)
SOIL TYPE: Will tolerate dry conditions and most soil types.
ASPECT: Full sun, Frost tender.
TOLERANCE: Tolerates full sun.
EVERGREEN/DECIDUOUS:         Evergreen                                                                                       
USES: Many councils consider it an excellent street tree as it does not have invasive roots, has a dense crown and does not grow high enough to get into the electricity wires. It has become common on Brisbane streets.  A useful specimen and shade tree.
DESCRIPTION: A hardy, fast growing, small to medium evergreen tree with attractive, pale green foliage, duller and paler beneath large, pendulous sprays of greenish-yellow, slightly fragrant flowers borne in summer. Followed by showy orange seed-cases that mature in winter and open to reveal glossy black seeds.