Archive for the ‘Golden Raintree’ Category

Uniquely Different Chinese Flame Tree

Chinese flame tree, aka bougainvillea goldenrain tree (K. bipinnata), is another tree option in U.S. southern landscapes (USDA hardiness zones 7-10). It is closely related to the more widely planted goldenrain tree (Koelruteria paniculata). This fast growing tree develops into a nice 20-40 feet tall medium-size tree with an irregular canopy. Chinese flame tree is highly drought tolerant (after one year established). […]

Popular Landscape Trees Deer Don’t Like

This title is somewhat misleading. Deer will eat or sample (nibble) on any landscape plant, particularly if they are hungry enough. Deer also do not read lists of plants they’re suppose to leave alone. The following list of deer resistant plants is a sampling from reports across the U.S. It does not include every tree […]

Goldenrain Tree – A Golden Shower of Bloom

Goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) is a medium sized landscape tree maturing to 30-40 feet in height and spread with rounded canopy. A native of China, Japan, and Korea, the tree is winter hardy in the Southern Appalachian region (USDA zones 6 and 7). Large panicles of dark yellow flowers set off a golden fireworks for your 4th of July celebration. Individual flowers barely measure […]