Toona sinensis Redcedar

Description: A medium sized fast growing tree with handsome, large, pinnate leaves, often bronze when young, and lovely yellow tints in autumn. Brownish-grey bark flakes off when the tree is older. Small fragrant white flowers in drooping panicles in summer.

History: Native to North and western China, and introduced in 1862.

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


  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: July
  • S Size: Small
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prefers full sun
  • Attractive bark

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