All-Stars Plant Details

 Formosan flame tree
Latin Name: Koelreuteria elegans subsp. formosana
Common Name: Formosan flame tree
Type: Tree
Size: Medium
California Native: No
Description: Tropical-looking shade tree; has broad clusters of bright yellow flowers in fall, followed by coral-red seed pods; adaptable to various soils and watering schedules.
Pruning Needs: little or none; prune to shape in winter
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Arboretum Location(s): East Asian Collection
Water Needs: Very Low
Low
Color(s): Yellow
Bloom Season(s): Fall
Wildlife Value: None