The Bottle Tree is a stout deciduous tree growing to 20m with a tapering trunk and a dense crown. The ovate leaves have long narrow tips and are a glossy, bright green in colour. The bell-shaped flowers are cream with brown spots and are produced during spring. The black, boat-shaped fruits open along one side to release the edible seeds. It is often planted in gardens or as a street tree, and is naturalized in urban bushland in Perth. A native of eastern Australia. This large, heat-resistant tree has drooping branches and shiny foliage. Its unusual tall, conical shape gives it feature value in a landscape. It is also often used as a windbreak, screen, or background plant. It also makes a good houseplant and bonsai tree.
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A stout deciduous tree growing to 20m
Its unusual tall, conical shape gives it feature value in a landscape
The black, boat-shaped fruits open along one side to release the edible seeds