Sapium sebiferum 'Chinese Tallow Tree'

Plant Group: Deciduous Tree
Genus: Sapium
Species 'Var': sebiferum
Common Name: 'Chinese Tallow Tree'

Quick Facts:

Common deciduous colourful tree. This is an attractive small tree with round or oval sharply pointed leaves; they turn red in autumn.  Narrow racemes of green-yellow flowers are followed by fruits with waxy-coated seeds: In China this wax is used to make candles.

Tolerates lot of different conditions.

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Height: 10m
Width: 6m
Rate of growth: Moderate


Good Autumn colour.




Small seeds