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Koelreuteria bipinnata

Common Name(s):
Bougainvillea golden-rain tree, Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden-rain tree
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Flowers at an early age; seed pods dry well if cut in pink stage; tolerates heat. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
12-24 in. panicle of yellow flowers in August to September; rose pink seed pods
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright, spreading crown; irregular; often multistemmed
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
20 in. alternate, bipinnately compound leaves; clear yellow fall color
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 2029

Koelreuteria bipinnata Koelreuteria bipinnata Fruit
flickr 10g, CC BY-NC-2.0
Koelreuteria bipinnata Koelreuteria bipinnata Foliage
Lotus Johnson, CC BY - 2.0