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Chinese Toona Sinensis – Best Plants In New Zealand!

Adding colourful shrubs such as Chinese Toona Sinensis to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the most colourful Cedrela plants, and the right one for your space. Our Toon trees have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Chinese Toona Sinensis, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Cedrela Questions

1. How do you grow a Chinese toon tree?

To grow a Chinese toon tree (Toona sinensis), there are a few steps:

  1. Choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Chinese toon trees can tolerate a variety of soil types and they prefer slightly acidic soil.
  2. Add compost or manure to the soil.
  3. Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball of the tree.
  4. Place the tree in the hole and backfill with soil, firming gently to remove any air pockets.
  5. Water the tree thoroughly.
  6. Mulch around the tree to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  7. Stake the tree to prevent wind damage and to achieve a better formed tree.

2. What conditions do toon trees like to grow in?

Toon trees (Toona sinensis) prefer to grow in the following conditions:

Toon trees are relatively fast-growing trees and can reach heights of up to 20 m. They can, however, be contained with trimming as necessary. They are known for their large, compound leaves and their small, white flowers.

3. What is the common name for Cedrela toona?

Cedrela toona is commonly known as Chinese toon, red toon, toon, tun or suren. It is a deciduous tree native to eastern and southeastern Asia, and is grown in many other parts of the world for its edible leaves, timber, and ornamental value.

4. What are Toon trees used for?

The leaves of the Chinese toon tree are young and tender when they first emerge in the spring, and are often eaten as a vegetable in China and other parts of Asia. The leaves are also used to make a variety of dishes, such as soups, stir-fries, and omelettes.

The wood of the Chinese toon tree is reddish-brown in color and is highly resistant to decay. It is used to make a variety of products, including furniture, musical instruments, and boatbuilding materials.

The Chinese toon tree is also a popular ornamental tree, due to its attractive foliage and flowers. The tree grows quickly and can reach heights of up to 20 m tall. The leaves are large and compound, and turn a golden yellow color in autumn before falling. The flowers are small and white, and bloom in clusters in spring.

5. How tall do Toona sinensis flamingos get?

Toona sinensis 'Flamingo', commonly known as the Chinese cedar 'Flamingo', is a deciduous tree known for its vibrant pink foliage in spring. Its mature height can vary depending on factors like growing conditions and pruning practices, but generally, Toona sinensis flamingos reach between 10 and 15 meters (33 to 49 feet) tall.

6. How do you care for cedrela sinensis flamingos?

Cedrela sinensis flamingos, also known as Chinese cedar flamingos, are captivating trees with their vibrant pink foliage in spring. To ensure they thrive and showcase their beauty, here's how to care for them:

7. Is Chinese toon tree invasive?

While the invasiveness of the Chinese toon tree (Toona sinensis) varies depending on location and climate, it's considered potentially invasive in some regions. Here's a breakdown:

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8. Is Toona sinensis an evergreen?

Toona sinensis is a deciduous tree, meaning it loses its leaves each autumn and remains bare throughout the winter before producing new foliage in spring. This is one of the main features that distinguishes it from its close relative, Cedrela odorata, which is evergreen.

9. Are toon leaves edible?

Toon leaves are edible. In fact, they are a highly prized culinary ingredient in many Asian cuisines, particularly Chinese and Korean. They are known for their unique, garlic-onion flavour and fragrant aroma. However, there are some important things to know about safely consuming toon leaves:


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