How Tall Is a Bougainvillea Tree?

Also called Chinese flame tree, the bougainvillea goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria bipinnata) grows at a moderate to fast rate to 20 or 30 feet, with a spreading, 15- to 20-foot-wide crown. It has large clusters of yellow, late summer flowers with pink seedpods. Its green leaves become yellow in autumn.

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