Chinese Toon

Toona sinensis

This large deciduous tree is native to southeastern Asia, but has been planted in the United States where it is grown for its interesting bark and shape. Mature trees grow up to 25 m tall and have scaly or shaggy brown bark. Extracts from the leaves have been reported to possess anti-cancer properties.
Planted as an ornamental.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 12 m tall or higher, frequently suckering and forming colonies.
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Presence in US:
Not native to the US but widely cultivated.