A curious and attractive small tree with compound leaves edged in white and pink; a novelty for adding interest to the home landscape Flamingo Boxelder has attractive white-variegated deciduous green foliage with hints of pink throughout the season. The compound leaves are highly ornamental and turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Flamingo Boxelder is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration; Insects Flamingo Boxelder is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Shade This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.
- Mature Height: 25 feet
- Mature Width: 20 feet
- Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
- Soil Conditions: Generally Dry, Moist (Typical), Soggy, Flood-prone
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, it holds the same glorious potential!