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Melliodendron xylocarpum /Chinese Parasol


Foliage

Close-up image of leaves

Foliage

Young tree at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Melliodendron xylocarpum
Common Name: Chinese Parasol
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A large, deciduous tree with a dense canopy of rectangular foliage. It has white, drooping flowers in spring and egg-shaped fruit in summer and fall.