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Xanthoceras sorbifolium, Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut

Xanthoceras sorbifolium

Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut
Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Excellent small flowering tree or shrub with long-lasting green foliage. ! In Spring, it bears multitudes of flower spikes densely packed with star-shaped white flowers featuring chartreuse centers that darken to an intense scarlet.

The leaves, flowers, and seeds of Xanthoceras sorbifolium are all edible.



Xanthoceras sorbifolium, Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut
Xanthoceras sorbifolium, Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut
Xanthoceras sorbifolium, Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut
Xanthoceras sorbifolium, Shiny Leaf Yellowhorn, Goldenhorn, Chinese Flowering Chestnut


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