Sapium sebiferum

Sapium sebiferum

A medium feature tree with a beautiful rounded canopy, Sapium sebiferum is well proportioned. Growing to 8m tall by 7m wide, this striking deciduous tree is excellent for creating shade. A dense canopy of heart shaped, verdant green glossy leaves in Spring and Summer turn a fiery mix of red and orange jewel tones in Autumn. Yellow catkins in Spring matured to pods that reveal white seeds.

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Product Attributes

Common Name:

Chinese Tallowood



Mature Size








Mature Height: 8m
Mature Width: 7m
Common Name: Chinese Tallowood
Botanical Name: Sapium sebiferum
Foliage: Deciduous
Pot Size: 50cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Suitable for Pots: No
Suitable for Garden Beds: Yes
Produces Flowers: Yes
Flower Colour: White
Deciduous: Yes
Australian Native: No

Dry Tolerant : Yes
Sun Tolerant : Yes
Shade Tolerant : Semi
Pots/containers : No
Suitable Coastal Areas : Yes
Bird Attracting : Yes
Evergreen No
Deciduous Yes
Planting Season : Autumn-Spring
Flowering Season : N/A

1 review for Sapium sebiferum

  1. A good plant that offers considerable shade.

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