PlantsKoelreuteria→Chinese Flame Tree (Koelreuteria bipinnata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 25 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 25 to 40 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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ID this tree by piksihk Dec 10, 2020 1:45 PM 4
Chinese Flame Tree growing? by AC31 Feb 25, 2019 3:49 PM 1
Anyone recognize this one? by plantladylin Nov 13, 2017 1:28 AM 3
I would love to know what kind of tree this is! by mike_k55 Jul 29, 2017 11:24 PM 13

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