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China tree

Koelreuteria bipinnata

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

8m

7m

Min

5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

China tree Overview

This species is a tall arching deciduous tree. The leaves are oval-oblong 2-pinnate and medium green-yellow. The flowers are panicles of red-yellow blooms in the early summer.

How to propagate China tree

Seed

Sow the seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of China tree

Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits. Does not like coastal situations.