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How big is a golden rain tree?
The goldenraintree grows to a height of 30–40' and a spread of around 35' at maturity.
Where is the best place to plant a rain tree?
The tree grows fastest in a full sun location in moist, rich, deep, well-drained soils. However, golden raintrees grow fine in partial shade as well. And they can grow in a wide range of soils, including clay, sand, loam, alkaline, acidic. They thrive in flooded conditions as well as well-drained soil.
Do bees like golden rain tree?
Bees adore the flowers, so this tree is beneficial to them and other pollinators.
Are golden rain trees invasive?
Koelreuteria paniculata (Golden Rain Tree) is listed in the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States. According to the U.S Forest Service, Invasive species have contributed to the decline of 42% of U.S. endangered and threatened species, and for 18% of U.S. endangered or threatened species.
Are rain tree roots invasive?
Rain tree naturalizes freely almost everywhere it has been introduced and is considered an invasive pest in Vanuatu and Fiji. In many other places naturalized rain tree is not considered a problem.
Do golden rain trees lose their leaves?
The numerous flowers, seed pods and leaves that drop over many, many months make this a messy tree – strike one. Gold rain trees are tolerant of many conditions and are great urban trees tolerant of pollution, heat, salt and drought. They prefer well drained soil and full sun but will grow in partial shade.
Do golden rain trees freeze?
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.