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Golden Rain Tree (Bare Root, 3 ft. to 4 ft. Tall)

$4000
  • Apple tree grows in USDA zones 6 to 9
  • Disease-resistant tree is safe for cats and dogs
  • Can be planted from fall to spring
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Product Overview

When in bloom, the Golden Rain Tree produces elongated panicles of bright yellow flowers that shoot off branches like sunny bursts of fireworks. This flowering specimen has a wonderfully tidy habit requiring little maintenance that seems to put an emphasis on the pinkish-bronze bursts of feathery new foliage that continuously add color through the growing season. Its compound leaves later show bright green and blue tones that are even further highlighted when the tree blooms bright sunny-yellow flowers. When these flowers drop their innumerable amounts of petals to carpet the underlying ground, it creates the illusion of a light golden-yellow rain, thus earning the tree its unique name. With long leaves that shift colors with the season and unmissable bursts of sunny blooms, the Golden Rain Tree is a true ornamental. Golden Rain Tree, botanical name Koelreuteria paniculata, is suited to USDA zones 6-9 and reaches a height/spread of 30 ft. to 40 ft. Foliage emerges with pinkish-bronze and violet tones and matures to bright blue green, turning yellow in fall. With its sunny-yellow elongated blossoms that appear to shoot out of the foliage, low watering requirements and neat growth habits, its easy to see why the Golden Rain Tree has become a worldwide favorite since its introduction to Europe and North America in the 1700s.
  • Bare root, 3 ft. to 4 ft. tall and 2-years old
  • Produces elongated panicles of bright yellow flowers that shoot off branches like sunny bursts of fireworks
  • Compound leaves show bright green and blue tones
  • Very versatile, has been a worldwide favorite ornamental tree for almost 300-years
  • Pinkish-bronze bursts of feathery new growth continuously add color through the growing season
  • Excellent urban tree, tolerates road salt run-off, drought and pollution

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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
360 in.
Mature Width (in.)
360 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics
Air Purifying,Cat Safe,Deer Resistant,Disease Resistant,Dog Safe,Drought Tolerant,Insect Resistant,Non-GMO,Privacy,Salt Tolerant,Water-Wise
Average Shipping Height (in.)
48 in
Best Time to Plant
Fall to Spring
Blossom Color
Yellow
Botanical Name
Koelreuteria paniculata
Common Name
Apple Tree
Evergreen or Deciduous
Deciduous
Fragrance
Fragrant
Growth Habit
Branching
Hardiness Zone
6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Optimal Soil Condition
Neutral
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
120
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Bare Root
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Tree Type
Other
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Birds,Bluebirds,Butterflies,Cardinals,Hummingbirds,Pollinators,Robins,Sparrows
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.3
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Did as directed. Put in water for a few hours. Six weeks later still a stick!
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    I received the tree in good shape I already planted it. it's thriving and doing great can't wait ...
    I received the tree in good shape I already planted it. it's thriving and doing great can't wait for it to start growing it's alive and doing well!
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    Would have loved for it to lived
    It was a stick with roots, still the same way it was dead , I planted it the some day followed instructions and it still same way when I got it
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        The tree has already died...
        The tree has already died
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            It didn't make it looks like it died not one leaf on it and I followed the instructions
            It didn't make it looks like it died not one leaf on it and I followed the instructions
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            Poor so far..nothing has leafed out..still just a stick! ...
            Poor so far..nothing has leafed out..still just a stick! Is it returnable?
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            This tree arrived dead, it was bare root but never did grow. Very disappointing!
            This tree arrived dead, it was bare root but never did grow. Very disappointing!
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            It was nothing but a stick when I received it....
            It was nothing but a stick when I received it. I followed all directions on planting. The stick has now dried up with no green left in it.
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            It came as a twig. No leaves. No roots. Just...
            It came as a twig. No leaves. No roots. Just three two inch stubs. Soaked the tree as it looked very very dry. Been planted now over a week still nothing. Bought something to try and promote growth. We will see what happens. What a joke. Wouldn’t recommend to my worst enemy
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            This tree arrived looking like a dead-looking 3" tall stick,...
            This tree arrived looking like a dead-looking 3" tall stick, but I was expecting that, because that is how bare-root trees are. I liked how the roots came packed with damp straw wrapped with plastic wrap to protect them. The tree is now starting to leaf out, and I'm looking forward to seeing it grow more each year.
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            Right now my tree is looking good, strong, and heathy,...
            Right now my tree is looking good, strong, and heathy, because summer so I keep it on the pot, wait for fall to plant underground, hope it still good and has flower soon, thanks!
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            The tree was OK for a bare root tree but had very few leaves on it. It's branches were all cut ba...
            The tree was OK for a bare root tree but had very few leaves on it. It's branches were all cut back to the trunk.
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            Beautiful little tree. It's already got new growth after just 2 weeks.
            Beautiful little tree. It's already got new growth after just 2 weeks.
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            So far, so very good
            The tree arrived in great condition on August 28th. Planted it that very day, and now, Sept. 13th, the sprigs have doubled in size and quantity. And this is despite two miserable cold days of rain, sleet, and snow 5 days ago. Very satisfied!
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              Shipping was great tree was in excellent condition. We removed from burlap and plastic wrap and p...
              Shipping was great tree was in excellent condition. We removed from burlap and plastic wrap and put root into pot until fall when we will plant it in our desired location. It does have leaves already growing on the tree! We have been looking for quite some time for this tree so glad we found it online. Can’t wait to see it grow.. ordering a second one now!!
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                What a lovely little tree! It came in beautifully packaged and had great planting instructions. I...
                What a lovely little tree! It came in beautifully packaged and had great planting instructions. I can't wait to see it when it is grown! I purchased it because it is "different" and pretty darn stunning when it blooms. Never expected to find one at Home Depot. I'll be shopping from this company again!
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                  The bare root golden rain tree arrived in excellent condition. The roots were in a pot filled wi...
                  The bare root golden rain tree arrived in excellent condition. The roots were in a pot filled with damp saw dust. The limbs and roots had been removed prior to shipment, but had begun to regrow during shipment. Only one week after receiving the tree, branches are sprouting in all directions from its crown, demonstrating that it survived the preparation and shipping just fine.
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                  My bare roots came with no instructions, so I didn’t...
                  My bare roots came with no instructions, so I didn’t know they needed to be soaked until I received the last tree that was delivered!
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