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Golden Rain Tree

Golden Rain Tree

Golden Rain Tree

Koelreuteria Paniculata

A highly ornamental, small native of Korea and China. Unusual air-filled papery fruits that resemble Chinese lanterns changing from green to yellow in fall before turning brown and persisting through winter. A profusion of long clusters of small yellow flowers appear in summer lasting a few weeks and attracting many bees. A tough urban tree but will require mulching in areas with colder winters.

Additional information

Foliage

Deciduous

Locale

Native to Asia

Height

Small (under 30ft)

Width

Moderate

Form

Round

Growth Rate

Fast

Longevity

Short (under 50 years)

Hardiness Zones *

5

Sun Exposure

Full Sun (over 6 hrs)

Soil Preferences *

Moist, Slightly Acidic, Well Draining

Soil Tolerances

Clay, Dry, Slightly Alkaline, Wet

Other Tolerances

Occasional Drought, Urban Pollution

Ornamental Interest

Fruit, Flowers (attractive)

Wildlife Value

Bees (flowers), Insect Pollinators (flowers)

Seed Collection

Relatives in UK

Planting Considerations

Can Reseed Aggressively

*Useful Links

Hardiness Zones – Canada’s Hardiness Zones

Soil Preferences РMulti-Purpose Soil Tester