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Toona sinensis

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 543

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Toona sinensis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - deciduous tree
Flower or inflorescence: frag. WHITE to CREAM, pendant panicles
Fruit: capsule, winged seeds
Foliage: 30-60cm. long, 10-24lfts., leaves - seedlings edible
Height, in meters: 20
Height, in feet: 66.00
Toona sinensis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Toona sinensis:
Ailanthus flavescens, Cedrela sinensis, Cedrela toona, 

Common names for Toona sinensis:

(cul:stir fry with egg,pickling, seasoning, salad),  (seedlings popular vegetable in China, onion flav),  (TCM:bark,diarrhoea,dysentery,flatulence,haemorr.),  Chinese Cedar,  Chinese Mahogany,  Chinese Toon,  Chinese Toona Tree,  Chinesischer Surenbaum,  Red Toon,  Toon,  Xiang Chun (Ya), 

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