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      Chinese Toona  Tree  ( Xiang Chun )

                       
Item #: XC 001
Price: $35.00
Order by phone: (814) 360-5827
Order by email: sales@treepeonygarden.com

   
 
Description:
 

   

 

(Red Toona Leaves)

 

( Toona field in May )

(Toona field in Aug~Sept.)

A variable deciduous tree from China and Southeast Asia, with dark green
pinnate leaves (in Summer),  8 to 12 pairs of leaflets, turning orange-yellow, in
fall, and  rosy pink new growth (in Spring). (In China is called red toona.)
 
Chinese toona sprouts are a nutritional, healthy gourmet vegetable and are very 
 popular in China. The fresh young leaves and shoots contain  nature anti-oxidant,
protein & Vitamin C, A,  B2, excellent  for stir fry with egg, salad, seasoning, etc.
 
It needs full sun or partial shade. Average water needs, do not overwater.
The soil pH requirements are 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic),6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), or 7.6
to 7.8 (mildly alkaline).
 
It will be 30 ft wide, 40 ft tall at maturity. If you like to pick the leaves and shoots
easier, we recommend to cut the height to 5'~6' every year in the late Fall or
early Spring.
 
Zone 5-9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

(Please check the heights before it gets too high to pick the leaves and shoots.)

 
 
 

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