Illawarra Flame Tree (Brachychiton Acerifolius)

By admin| November 30, 2012|

The splashes of colour and vitality of Far North Queensland are part of what makes it such a wonderful destination, especially considering it’s such a serene and soothing place. And one live-in resident that adds to this chromatic frenzy, in such a graceful manner, is the Illawarra flame tree, scientifically named Brachychiton acerifolius. A small to medium sized tree which can fire up to 40 metres in height, the flame tree is Queensland’s biblical incarnation of the burning bush. This