Goldenrain Tree

Location: Naismith Dr islands; parking lot E of Computer Services Facility
Approximate blooming period: mid - late Summer

Koelrelulteria paniculata

Origin: China, Korea, Japan 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 5 
Height: Deciduous tree, 25-35ft
Culture: Sun, tough and adaptable. 
Foliage and Bark: Leaves alternate, compound (pinnate and bipinnate), 15-20 cm long, each leaflet (2.5-10 cm long) irregularly crenate-serrate.
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: Flower is perfect, yellow, 4 petals, about 1 cm wide, in clusters 30-40 cm long. Fruit are papery capsules (green, yellow, finally light brown), 3.5-5 cm long, in clusters, persist. 
Name: Panicled Golden Raintree, Koelreuteria: after Joseph Gottlieb Koelreuter (1733-1806), German professor of botany.  paniculata: with flowers in panicles. 

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