Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo’ Redcedar

Description: A slow growing, large shrub or small tree with handsome large pinnate leaves that are brilliant pink in spring, turning cream and then green in summer. Old bark peels off in long strips. Fragrant flowers are whitish, borne in dense, drooping panicles in midsummer, followed by winged capsules.

History: Raised in Australia before 1930.

Toona Growing Tips: Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.Tolerates clay, and can grow in very alkaline soils.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Flowering month: July
  • Leaf colour: Pink / Green
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Attractive bark
  • Replacement prune
  • Prefers full sun
  • Autumn colour

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Large, pinnate leaves, bronze when young, and yellow tints in autumn. Brownish-grey bark flakes off when the tree is older.

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