Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo’ Toona


Description: A slow growing, large shrub or small tree with handsome large pinnate leaves that are spectacular 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


  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Leaf colour: Pink / Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Attractive bark
  • 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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