Peanut Tree – Tucker Bush
Sterculia quadrifida ‘Peanut tree’
Regular – 175mm pot
Advanced – 330mm pot
Medium sized (7 – 10 m) semi-deciduous tree native to Queensland. Bunches of lemon scented white bell shaped flowers are produced in spring followed by large leathery pods that turn bright orange-red when ripe (summer). Pods split when ripe to expose large black edible seeds that taste like peanuts. Can be eaten raw or roasted.