Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Koelreuteria paniculata - golden rain tree
Medium-size, broad headed, spreading deciduous tree. Beautiful delicate pinnate leaves emerge pink-red, mid green by summer, turning yellow in autumn. Large pyramidal panicles of small, yellow flowers midsummer followed by bladder-like fruits. Fertile, well drained soil in sun.