Chinese Flame Tree

Chinese Flame Tree

Chinese Flame Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Koelreuteria bipinnata
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright, spreading crown; often multistemmed
Height:   20 to 30'
Weight:   15 to 20
Leaf:   20" alternate, bipinnately compound leaves; clear yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   12 to 24" panicle of yellow flowers in August September; rose pink seed pods
Comments:    Flowers at an early age; seed pods dry well if cut in pink stage; tolerates heat
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --