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Koelreuteria paniculata   (cole-roo-TEH-ree-ah pan-ik-you-LAA-tuh)

Deciduous        Sun      Height. 30 feet   Spread 20 feet                Spacing 15 - 20 feet


HABIT:  Upright and open branching, yellow flowers in summer, decorative pods following.

CULTURE:        Easy, any soil, moderately drought tolerant. Does not like heavy fertilization.

USES:              Medium size shade tree, summer color. Good for hot spots.

PROBLEMS:     Few if any, other than relatively short-lived.

NOTES:            Ugly duckling when small but develops into a beautiful tree. Native to the Orient. K. bipinnata, a close kin, is not as cold hardy but more heat tolerant.

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