Chinese Parasol Tree

Chinese Parasol Tree

Chinese Parasol Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Firmiana simplex
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Upright rounded crown
Height:   30 to 45'
Weight:   20 to 30
Leaf:   6 to 8" alternate, simple, rich green leaves; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   10 to 15" panicles of lemon yellow flowers in summer; green fruit
Comments:    Cast dense shade; possible street tree; easy to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --