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Toona sinensis
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Toona sinensis

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

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Flowering month - July Flowering month - July
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs full sun Needs full sun