A Koelreuteria paniculata in Santa Ana is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 44 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 82 inches and a crown spread of 56 feet.
- Drought tolerant.
- Shape: Rounded, Umbrella or Vase
- Foliage: Deciduous, Pinnately Compound Odd, Medium to Dark Green, Bronze or Gold
- Height: 20 - 35 feet.
- Width: 25 - 40 feet.
- Flowers: Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
- Fruit: Prolific, Brown or Yellow Capsule, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.
- Bark: Dark Brown or Light Green, Fissured.
- Shading Capacity: Moderately Low in Leaf, Low out of Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 2 – 24, A2; USDA Hardiness 6 - 9
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Susceptible: Beetle Borers, Plant Bug and Scales, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium
- Root Damage Potential: Low
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: High
SelecTree. "Koelreuteria paniculata Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 1, 2018.
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