Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Fastigiata’ Koelreuteria

Koelreuteria

Description: Slow-growing cultivar with a remarkably narrow, column-shaped manner of growth. The leaves are a bronze colour in the spring and turn yellow to orange in the autumn. Panicles of attractive yellow flowers appear in mid-summer on even quite young specimens and in a hot year, these flowers are followed by pinkish-red, bladder-like fruit.

History: The original tree was raised at Kew Gardens from seeds sent by Miss Corner in 1888 from Shanghai.

Koelreuteria Growing Tips: Grow as a specimen tree in moist but well-drained soil in a full sun position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Leaf colour: Purple Green
  • Flowering month: July
  • Do not prune
  • Needs well-draining site
  • S Size: Small
  • Growth rate: Slow

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