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Chinaberry Tree



Chinaberry Tree

Chinaberry Tree Facts

Specific Name:
Melia azadarach
Hardiness Zones:
7 to 10
Growth_Rate:
Rapid
Site Requirements:
Sun; wide range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded crown; stiff coarse branches
Height:
30 to 40'
Weight:
30 to 40
Leaf:
12 to 24" alternate, bipinnately compound leaves; yellow green fall color
Flower/Fruit:
8 to 16" panicle of lavender lilac fragrant flowers in early summer; .4 to .5" yellow fruit with a hard seed; ripens in fall and persists till spring
Comments:
Considered a weedy tree; fruit eaten by birds; weak wood
Habit:
Deciduous
Cultivars:
Jade Snowflake