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Commonly known as China tree, Golden rain, Pride of India
Genus of 3 species of deciduous trees or shrubs from dry valley woodlands in China, Taiwan and Fiji.
K. paniculata, Golden rain tree is not to be confused with the more widely-known Laburnum 'Vossii' with which it shares its name.
A high-summer flowerer.
Deciduous - trees and shrubs
Additional Features - Good to know - - large, pyramidal panicles of flowers and unusual inflated fruit capsules. Fine specimen trees for areas with hot summers.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - China, Korea, Taiwan.
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -