SelecTree: Tree Detail
GOLDEN TRUMPET TREE
Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, San Marcos Growers - Santa Barbara, CA and Santa Barbara Courthouse - Santa Barbara, CA
Underside of leaf is light brown and fuzzy.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Colombia and Brazil.
Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Rounded, Spreading or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 25 - 50 feet.
Width: 25 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 150 years.
Leaves Palmately Compound with Oval Leaflets, Bluish Green or Silver or Gray Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 13, 15, 16 and 20 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in South Coast.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Biogenic Emissions considered Moderate.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Handroanthus chrysotrichus Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jul 11, 2020.
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