Dipteronia sinensis
  • Dipteronia sinensis

Dipteronia sinensis

£45.00

Rare in the UK, Dipteronia sinensis is native to China and grows to be a handsome large shrub or very small tree with elegant, long, pinnate (feather-like leaves), mid green in summer turning yellow in autumn.

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Rare in the UK, Dipteronia sinensis is native to China and grows to be a handsome large shrub or very small tree with elegant, long, pinnate (feather-like leaves), mid green in summer turning yellow in autumn. Established plants have small, inconspicuous flowers greenish-white in summer followed by eye-catching clusters of green, winged seed which gradually turn red in autumn. These seed are very ornamental.

Dipteronia sinensis is a fantastic, ornamental specimen plant and its best display of seed is usually seen when planted in a warm, sunny position.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Avoid wet or waterlogged areas.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Dipteronia sinensis requires shelter from cold wind.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Dipteronia sinensis grows to be a large shrub or eventually a very small tree.
    • Height: 4 - 6 m (13 - 26 ft)
    • Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that Dipteronia sinensis can be a fickle and difficult plant in a very wet winter if waterlogged, if caught by late frost or if planted in a poor exposed position. As such, it is not covered by our guarantee.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Fruit - Ornamental

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