Where do golden rain trees grow?
Native to Northern China and Korea, golden rain tree is winter hardy to U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. Pinnate or bipinnate compound leaves up to 18 inches long cover the tree between spring and fall and usually turn a somewhat uninteresting yellow color before falling off the tree.
What type of tree is a golden rain tree?
Excellent shade tree, known for its neat habit and well-behaved root system. Medium-sized, open-branched form is ideal for parkways and patios.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kol-ru-TEE-ri-a pan-ik-u-LA-ta|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
Do golden rain trees freeze?
Hardiness and Strength
Golden rain tree is not hardy in extremely cold zones. Frost damage can occur, especially on the tips of branches. The wood is also weak and can sustain storm damage.
Do bees like golden rain tree?
Honeybees love the masses of golden flowers which are an excelent nectar and pollen source. The Chinese Golden Rain Tree is a perfect size for a small yard or urban street tree. The tree matures at 25 to 40 feet tall and 25 to 35 feet wide which is scaled well for many limited sites.