This web page created by Isaac L., Fall 2014


    Common Name: Chinese Flame Tree

    Botanical Name: Koelreuteria bipinnata

    Location:  Between West driveway and J4



    Plant Type:  Decidious

    Sunset Zones:   Zones 8-24

    Sun Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

    Water Requirements: Moderate to regular water

    Origin: Asia


    Description: Medium sized, round headed.

    Leaves: Green, bronze or gold in fall.

    Flowers: Yellow, in summer and fall. Dired paper-like pods reddish brown.

    Fruit: Capsules containing small seeds.


Chinese Flame tree in bloom
Chinese Flame leaves
Chinese Flame pods