Smoketree (Cotinus coggygria Golden Spirit™) in the Smoketrees Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Golden Spirit™
Cultivar name: 'Ancot'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry 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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: usually 10 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Showy bright yellow leaves that glow
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Amazing glowing fall color, but not every year!

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Plant Events from our members
LlamaLlori On May 31, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Could not be more beautiful!
christine2 On June 1, 2013 Obtained plant
MrsBinWY On January 21, 2018 Seeds sown
soak 24 hours (hot water); consider chipping if they don't sink; 17 seeds (all) from Pistil (Her 'Golden Spirit' grows near purple-leaved varieties.)
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