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ROSE LANTERN GOLDENRAIN TREE
Koelreuteria paniculata 'Rose Lantern'

Koelreuteria paniculata 'Rose Lantern'

Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX

General Notes

Has pink seedpods. Branches Don't Droop, Branches Susceptible to Breakage.

Family: Sapindaceae

Additional Common Names

ROSE LANTERN GOLDENRAIN TREE, PRIDE OF INDIA, VARNISH TREE

Tree Characteristics

Columnar Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 - 35 feet.

Width: 20 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Persistent, Green or Brown Capsule, Medium to Large (0.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Scales, Verticillium and Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Koelreuteria paniculata 'Rose Lantern' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Sep 29, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/koelreuteria-paniculata-rose-lantern >

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