Sapium sebiferum 'syn. Triadica sebifera'

Chinese Tallowood

A deciduous tree with beautiful autumn colour. The green heart shaped leaves change in autumn, displaying a brilliant array of colour in shades of crimson, yellow and orange. A fast growing small to medium tree with a distinct main trunk and grey bark with furrows which run from top to bottom. This variety starts off as a pyramid shape when young and develops a medium domed crown as it matures. In spring, yellow-green catkins are produced, followed by small capsules which open to reveal white, waxy seeds.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
50cm/52L 1.8-2.2m In production
100L 2.5-3.5m Available now
200L 2.5-3.5m Available now
Common Name Chinese Tallowood
Foliage Deciduous 187
Form Round 139
Mature Size 8 x 8m
Family Euphorbiaceae 1
Genus Sapium 1
Species Sebiferum 1
Uses
Excellent street tree. A great specimen tree in parks and gardens. It becomes a great addition to any garden due to its stunning autumn colours.
Position & Soil
Tolerant of a wide range of well drained soils and site conditions once established. Best in full sun for autumn colour but can tolerate partial shade too.
Contract Growing
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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