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Koelreuteria paniculata

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Koelreuteria paniculata

  • Open-branched, irregularly shaped with a rounded crown
  • Feathery, compound leaves emerge pink-purple in the spring, maturing to green
  • Long panicles of bright yellow flowers appear midsummer
  • Inflated, dry, brown fruit capsules appear in the fall

Zone:

6

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

8-10 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Golden Rain Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips

With its eye-catching show of yellow flowers midsummer, this is a great, small-sized tree suitable for smaller landscapes or as a street tree.    


Koelreuteria paniculata Characteristics

Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Suitable Substitutions for Koelreuteria paniculata

Vossii Golden Chain Tree Vossii Golden Chain Tree
(Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii')