goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata

Native: Asia

General Notes:

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.

Tree Characteristics

  • 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

Source:

SelecTree. "Koelreuteria paniculata Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 1, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/koelreuteria-paniculata >

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