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Scientific Name: Radermachera sinica
Pronunciation: rad-er-MOK-er-uh SY-nih-kuh
Common Name: China doll
Family Name: Bignoniaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Leaves bipinnately to tripinnately compound, some leaflets with a few teeth or small lobes, glossy, dark green & lacy.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google. Can grow up to 30 m tall with a trunk diameter of 1 m in its native range!
China doll
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous, Lustrous
Compound Leaf: Bipinnate, Tripinnate
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Dentate, Entire, Pinnately lobed

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals):
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Indoor plants are unlikely to flower but in natural range it large white funnel shaped flowers with yellow throats.
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown, Dark-red
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Unlikely to form on indoor plants
Bark Morphology: Moderately fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown

Propagation: Seed
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
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