Trees by Genus

Genus 'Embothrium'

Embothrium coccineum

Embothrium coccineum (Chilean Fire Bush)

Embothrium coccineum

Native: Chile

Location: Cultivated in gardens for ornament.

Foliage

Leaves are rather variable in size and shape, usually long, up to 15cm, but often much shorter and rounder.

Flowers

Embothrium coccineum

The distinctive scarlet flowers open in June, each about 3.7-5cm long.

Fruits

Embothrium coccineum

The woody fruits are 5-7.5cm long, splitting to release winged seeds.