Golden Rain Tree

Botanical Name: Koelreuteria paniculata
Common Name: Golden Rain Tree
Family: Sapindaceae

Plant Description: A small tree with an open canopy
Growth Form: Small tree with ascending branching and a broadly ovate canopy
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: Approximately 7-8 metres
Canopy: Approximately 6-8 metres
Leaf Type: Deeply cut with five lobes
Leaf Arrangement: Pinnate to bipinnate with 7-15 individual leaflets
Leaf Colour: Juvenile foliage purple-red colour, maturing to dark green, autumn foliage gold/bronze
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flowering Time: Summer
Tolerance to Frost: Moderate Frost Tolerance
Tolerance to Drought: Moderate Drought Tolerance
Bark: Greyish brown becoming furrowed with age
Light Requirements: Full sun, part shade