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Koelreuteria paniculata

Common Name(s):
Golden-rain tree, Golden-rain-tree, Goldenrain tree
Cultivar(s):
September, Fastigiata
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Tolerates drought, heat, wind, and air pollution; flowers at an early age. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement

Notes: Good for urban areas

Seed: Capsule 

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
12-15 in. panicle of yellow flowers in summer; papery seed pods changes from yellow to brown
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to Partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, rounded form with spreading branches
Width:
15-35 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
6-18 in. alternate, pinnately bipinnately compound; yellow to orange-yellow fall color
Tags:
play, deciduous playground, deer resistant, children’s garden

NCCES plant id: 2030

Koelreuteria paniculata Koelreuteria paniculata Form
Koelreuteria paniculata Koelreuteria paniculata Flowers
mauroguanandi, CC BY - 2.0
Koelreuteria paniculata Koelreuteria paniculata Seed Pods
Tim Waters, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0