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Koelreuteria paniculata

Koelreuteria paniculata - Golden Rain Tree - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

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
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

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