KOELREUTERIA paniculata

Commonly known as China tree, Golden-rain tree, Pride of India

Striking spring and autumn foliage and panicles of yellow flowers
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KOELREUTERIA paniculata

 
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  • Deciduous
    leaves to 45cm (18in) long, consisting of 7-15 or more, ovate-oblong, scalloped leaflets. Emerging leaves are pink-red, becoming mid-green and turning butter-yellow in autumn
  • Yellow
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree. Flowers are followed by bladder-like pink- or red-flushed fruit capsules to 5cm (2in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    China, Korea
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped - shallowly bowl-shaped 1cm (½in) across
  • Panicles
    large, pyramidal panicles to 30cm (12in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold/yellow
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Koelreuteria - Growing Guide
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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