Cassia leptophylla

Gold Medallion Tree
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Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Semi-Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

20-25′ x 30′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Yellow

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer, Winter

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Coastal Conditions, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#5, #15, 24″ box, 36″ box

Natural Growth Habit

Broad

Sunset Garden Zones

15-16, 19-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9B

The Village Nurseries Landscape Center in Orange is often asked about Cassia leptophylla (Gold Medallion Tree). The Center has one of the best looking Gold Medallion Trees in all of Orange County. Cassia leptophylla is a Brazilian semi-evergreen tree that has pendulous branches and an open-crown. It grows to 25 feet with a compound leaf structure with small leaflets. Stalks of deep yellow flowers are borne in summer with scattered blooming later until fall. Full sun with low water requirements and it is hardy to about 25 degrees F.

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