Chinese Mahogany Overview
Toona sinensis is an attractive, deciduous tree from the Meliaceae family. Commonly known as Chinese Mahogany, Chinese Toon, Chinese Cedar and Beef and Onion Plant, amongst others. This tree is quite ornamental, the peeling bark, foliage and flowers are all attractive features of this species. The shoots are initially downy, the leaves are 30-60cms pinnate with 10-24 leaflets emerging bronzy-pink and then turning deep green and gold in autumn. It produces drooping clusters of green-white flowers.
How to propagate Chinese Mahogany
You can propagate by seeds in the autumn.
Root cuttings in the winter.
Special features of Chinese Mahogany
Other uses of Chinese Mahogany
Grown for their foliage, autumn colour and flowers.