Flowers are numerous, a deep red, and filled with nectar. Flowers generally appear in Spring, although exact flowering times vary from tree to tree. The common name of Parrot Tree derives from the large numbers of parrots attracted to the tree during its flowering season. The common name of Drunken Parrot Tree derives from the fact that the individual flowers contain so much nectar that it has a tendency to ferment before the birds can eat it all, resulting in a mild narcotic effect on the birds. A medium to large, spreading tree, growing up to 20 meters, but more commonly from 5 to 10 meters depending on conditions.
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Customer Comments on Parrot Tree
Beautiful flowers, minor pruning, full of parrots feeding. A tree worth the wait in the maturing. | Cheryl Baxter - Numinbah Valley, QLD 16-Jun-2014
Attracts Lorikeet Parrots;they love the sweet nectar that comes from the beautiful red flame flowers. | Vicki-ann Miller - Monto, QUEEN 05-Nov-2014
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