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Toona sin Flamingo
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Toona sinensis 'Flamingo'

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

General attributes

Protect from frost Protect from frost
Text Pink Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Needs full sun Needs full sun
Replacement prune Replacement prune