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Gyrocarpus jacquini, Gyrocarpus americanus, Propellerbaum, Whirly Whirly Tree Burl, Stinkwood, Helicopter Tree, Shitwood

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Gyrocarpus jacquini, Gyrocarpus americanus

Propellerbaum, Whirly Whirly Tree Burl, Stinkwood, Helicopter Tree, Shitwood
Family: Hernandiaceae
Origin: Asia
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiGroundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This plant will make a showy bonsai with maple-like leaves. Swallen caudex is actually a lower stem.

An interesting one-seeded winged fruit that spins as it falls through the air.

It grows in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. It can be reproduced by seeds and probably by cuttings.



Gyrocarpus jacquini, Gyrocarpus americanus, Propellerbaum, Whirly Whirly Tree Burl, Stinkwood, Helicopter Tree, Shitwood

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Gyrocarpus jacquini, Gyrocarpus americanus, Propellerbaum, Whirly Whirly Tree Burl, Stinkwood, Helicopter Tree, Shitwood

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Gyrocarpus jacquini, Gyrocarpus americanus, Propellerbaum, Whirly Whirly Tree Burl, Stinkwood, Helicopter Tree, Shitwood

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/gyrocarpus_jacquini.htm

Gyrocarpus jacquini (americanus) - seeds

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