Woolly Pear Fruit
Form and Size: A bushy small tree to 6m high
Distribution: Rainforests of north-eastern Qld
Leaves: Pinnate, to 20cm long; 2-8 leaflets, egg-shaped, stiff-textured, hairy beneath, veins prominent beneath, margins wavy, to 10cm x 5cm
Flowers: Greenish, small; borne on spikes to 8cm long
Flowering Period: January to February
Fruit: Capsules, bright red, about 1.5cm across; 2-3 valves
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from fresh seed. An ornamental small tree with attractive leaves and colourful fruit. Would need a little protection and well drained, loamy soil.