Sunshine on a Stick
Madison, OH (May 22, 2014) – Yellow is the color of sunshine and is associated with joy, happiness, intellect and energy. Bring a little sunshine in to your garden with ‘Coral Sun’ Golden Raintree PBR from Plantipp/Concept Plants and LCN Selections Golden Candle™ Golden Rain Tree.
| Mature Size || 20′ h x 13′ w |
| Shape || Upright, round mushroom shaped |
| Flower || No blooms observed after 10+ years |
| Fruit || N/A |
| Foliage || Spring: Bright coral-flamingo pink |
to red stems and leaves
Summer: Lush green
Fall: Yellow and orange
| Zone || 5 |
Top Five Reasons Why ‘Coral Sun’ Shines!
- Unique color change throughout the season.
- Fern-like foliage.
- Small garden tree.
- Multiple season interest.
- Drought tolerant once established.
What our Grower Colleagues Have to Say
“Certainly a fantastic nursery plant in spring with a kaleidoscope of color dominated by yellow-gold and intense pink. With its small stature and rugged nature, it is a superb plant for modern gardens too,” explained Eric Hammond of Heritage Seedlings, Inc. “Coral Sun stands out not only in spring, but also in winter when the twigs are golden yellow. We really like this tree.”
| Mature Size || 35′ h x 4′ w |
| Shape || Extremely columnar |
| Flower || Bright gold |
| Fruit || 1-2″ brown capsule |
| Foliage || Spring: Fresh green |
Summer: Dark green
Fall: Bright gold
| Zone || 5 |
Top Five Reasons Why Golden Candle is a Standout Street Tree
- Performs well in most soils and dry conditions.
- Pruning or shearing is not necessary!
- Unlike the species, Golden Candle develops a symmetrical head without pruning.
- Great for tight, limited space areas. Plant in groups or in a row for accent tree impact.
- Drought and heat tolerance coupled with excellent disease resistance makes it a great urban landscape selection.
What Our Growers Have to Say
“One of the most new and exciting varieties recently introduced by LCN Selections is the narrow columnar variety of Golden Rain Tree, Golden Candle™. This variety has everything one wants in today’s trees for today’s market,” said Dick Bocci, of Carlton Plants. “After seeing Golden Candle™, customers can’t wait to get it into their offerings.”
Kolreuteria Golden Raintree was awarded the Society of Municipal Arborists 2011 Tree of the Year. These two selected cultivars are alternative forms of this tough, urban street tree that should be considered by landscape professionals and urban gardeners alike.
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