Possibly the best of the dark fuchsia-pink flowering cultivars in the Indian Summer® range. The flowers and highly ornamental bark make this tough small tree a useful specimen or screening tree. Can also be used as a street tree.
Height x Width
6m x 4m
Broad spreading with multi-stemmed, stiff, upright branching.
Lustrous dark green, turning reddish-orange in autumn. Young leaves tinged red.
Dark, fuchsia-pink flowers with yellow stamens in large panicles from late summer to early autumn.
Adaptable to a range of conditions, heat and some dryness but requires adequate moisture during establishment. Bred for resistance to powdery mildew.
A custom designed soil mix is essential to ensure your tree thrives. a basic mix in sandy soils would be a mature compost, clay, manure, soft rock phosphate. the bigger the hole the better. annual inoculation of the tree is important along with a custom blend of complex carbohydrates microbe food & organic liquid fertiliser monthly to unsure your tree has a very healthy immune system. we recommend composting with Humicarb biannually and immediately followed by mulching with organic lucerne hay as a mulch biannually. this will assist in attract as many worms as possible.
Please Note: All country towns located further than 70km+ from Jandakot, 6164 should contact Screening Trees WA to see whether we can deliver to your area – increased delivery rates apply.