Lepiderema pulchella – Fine Leaf Tuckeroo

A lovely small tree with decorative fine foliage. It flowers in spring with small yellow to orange flowers followed by smooth orange seed capsules in summer. It can grow to 15 metres in its natural range, but generally more to around 8 metres. Likes a sunny spot but with some protection from wind.

Family : Sapindaceae
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Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 7
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Decorative fruit, Erosion control
Scientific Name: Lepiderema pulchella
Common Name : Tuckeroo
Height : 15
Flower Color : Yellow, Orange
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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