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Koelreuteria bipinnata

Phonetic Spelling
keel-roo-TER-ee-uh by-pin-NAY-tuh
Description

Flowers at an early age; seed pods dry well if cut in the pink stage; tolerates heat; a range of soil types differs; the form has a spreading crown; irregular; often multistemmed.  This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Koelreuteria
    Species:
    bipinnata
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southern China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 20 ft. 0 in. - 30 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Available Space To Plant:
    24-60 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    > 6 inches
    Flower Description:
    There are 12-24 in. panicle of yellow flowers in August to September; rose pink seed pods
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    The 20-inch alternate, bipinnately compound leaves are clear yellow in the fall.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer