Cedrella sinensis – Chinese Toon
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Bright coral pink in early Spring, fading slowly to cream, and then turning to a dull green colour.
DESCRIPTION: A deciduous upright tree, spectacular in Spring. The young pinnate leaves unfurl bright coral pink and keep this colouring for about a month before turning cream and then finally green in colour.
LANDSCAPE USES: Cedrella sinensis is perfect in a space where height is required but no canopy. Ideal as a specimen tree for spring colour.
TOLERANCES: Hardy in hot and dry conditions, prefers a full sun position.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.