Melicope elleryana – Corkwood – Pink Flowered Doughwood (Email for availability)

This is a rare, unusual, tropical flowering tree. It produces a spectacular display in the spring of clusters of pink puffy flowers. This is a cauliflorous tree meaning the flowers bloom on the main stems and trunk rather than from new growth and shoots.

Ships in 4″ pot. E-mail us with zip code if interested and we can check latest availability.


An unusual cauliflorus tree (flowers along the branches). You can see the beautiful flowers in the spring time and they attract butterflies and birds.

FAMILY : Rutaceae
ORIGIN : Australia, Solomon Islands, New Guinea
TYPE/USES : flowering tree
MATURE SIZE : normal trees will grow up to 20′, if grafted can be kept trimmed to around 5′
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full to partial sun
MIN. TEMP. : avoid freezing temperatures
FLOWER : spring, attracts butterflies & birds
COMMENTS : rarely offered, unusual

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 18 in
Gardino Nursery