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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
  • Inflated, dry, brown fruit capsules appear in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer

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 a smaller landscape or as a street tree.    


Koelreuteria paniculata Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Koelreuteria paniculata

Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii'

Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii'

Vossii Golden Chain Tree