Also known as goldenrain tree, pride of India, and China tree. Perennial in USDA zones 5-8.
|Habit/Size||up to 35 feet tall|
|Germination||Scarify seed coat then direct sow in fall or stratify (cold/moist) for 90 days. Sow 3/8 in. deep. Germination is variable and can take years to occur.|
|Requirements||Tolerant of most soil types and pH levels and can grow in highly alkaline soils. Requires full sun. Medium water needs. Can grow in poor soils and will tolerare pollution.|
|Zones||USDA zones 5-8|
|Life Cycle||deciduous tree|
|Uses||edible (berries, leaves, shoots)*, medicinal*, utility (beads, dye)|
|Notes||Roasted berries have been eaten in some cultures. Leaves and shoots can be eaten cooked.|
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
|Resistance||Resistant to Honey Fungus.|
|Saving Seeds/Propagation||Koelreuteria paniculata is pollinated by bees and is hermaphtodite (has both male and female parts)|
|Seed Storage||Store seeds cold and dry (34-41 degrees F)|
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