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Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Coral Sun’ PBR

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A rare, flamboyant small tree, Koelreuteria paniculata 'Coral Sun' has bright red new stems and leaves in spring, and keeps the red leaf stalks into autumn. In summer, the somewhat fern-like leaves turn lush green and it has large panicles of pretty, golden-yellow flowers once established.

In a good, crisp autumn the leaves can turn glorious shades of yellow and orange before falling.

Supplied Size: 5L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Koelreuteria paniculata  ‘Coral Sun’ PBR | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Koelreuteria paniculata  ‘Coral Sun’ PBR | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Koelreuteria paniculata  ‘Coral Sun’ PBR | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres
£35.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July - August.
Flower Colour: Yellow
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Koelreuteria paniculata 'Coral Sun' grows to be a small tree a narrow, upright habit.
Height: up to 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Notes: Although hardy, Koelreuteria paniculata 'Coral Sun' will grow best in a warm, sunny, sheltered garden. In cooler areas, this will be a smaller tree perhaps reaching a height of up to 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft).

Plant Finder: about Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Coral Sun’ PBR

Common names

Golden Rain Tree, China Tree

Description

Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Coral Sun’ PBR (Golden Rain Tree). Koelreuteria Coral Sun produces coral-red shoots and leaves in the spring. The fern-like foliage turns green throughout the summer with the stems often staying red. and then turn yellow and orange in autumn before falling. In July-August, golden yellow panicles of flowers are produced.

Cultivation

Grow in a sunny sheltered position.

Interest and use

Grown for foliage interest and for its flowers.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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