Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

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Description

Melia azedarach 'Caroline,' also known as Caroline White Cedar, is a stunning ornamental tree that will enhance the beauty of your landscape. This deciduous tree boasts a graceful, spreading canopy with finely divided, fern-like foliage. In spring, it produces fragrant lilac-blue flowers, attracting beneficial pollinators to your garden. As summer transitions to autumn, 'Caroline' White Cedar adorns itself with vibrant golden-yellow leaves, creating a picturesque display of colors.

Mature Height (meters): 6-10 meters

Mature Width (meters): 6-8 meters

Spacing: Allow sufficient space for this tree to reach its mature size.

Foliage: Fine, fern-like leaves that turn vibrant golden-yellow in the fall.

Flowering Period: Spring, with fragrant lilac-blue flowers.

Form/Habit: Elegant, spreading canopy.

Uses: 'Caroline' White Cedar serves as an ideal ornamental tree in parks, gardens, and streetscapes. Its stunning appearance makes it a popular choice as a feature tree.

Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous, shedding its leaves in autumn.

Tolerates: Drought-tolerant and relatively resistant to common pests and diseases.

Drought Hardy: Yes

Sun: Flourishes in full sun to partial shade.

Maintenance: Low maintenance once established.

Water Requirement: Regular watering during the first 8-12 weeks until the tree is established. Afterward, it becomes more drought-tolerant.

Planting your Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Select an Ideal Location: Choose a well-draining site with exposure to full sun or partial shade.

Dig the Right Hole: Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball but not deeper.

Plant with Care: Place the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the ground surface.

Backfill and Water: Fill the hole with soil, gently compacting it as you go. Water thoroughly after planting.

Caring For Your Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture, especially during the first few years. Once established, it becomes more drought-tolerant.

Pruning: Minimal pruning is required, but you can prune for shape and remove dead or damaged branches as needed.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring to support healthy growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Q: Can 'Caroline' White Cedar be used for hedging?
A: While it's typically grown as a specimen tree, you can use careful pruning to create a formal hedge with 'Caroline' White Cedar.

Q: Is it attractive to wildlife?
A: Yes, the fragrant spring flowers of 'Caroline' White Cedar attract pollinators like bees and butterflies.

Q: Does it have any special soil requirements?
A: 'Caroline' White Cedar prefers well-draining soil but is adaptable to various soil types.

Description

Melia azedarach 'Caroline,' also known as Caroline White Cedar, is a stunning ornamental tree that will enhance the beauty of your landscape. This deciduous tree boasts a graceful, spreading canopy with finely divided, fern-like foliage. In spring, it produces fragrant lilac-blue flowers, attracting beneficial pollinators to your garden. As summer transitions to autumn, 'Caroline' White Cedar adorns itself with vibrant golden-yellow leaves, creating a picturesque display of colors.

Mature Height (meters): 6-10 meters

Mature Width (meters): 6-8 meters

Spacing: Allow sufficient space for this tree to reach its mature size.

Foliage: Fine, fern-like leaves that turn vibrant golden-yellow in the fall.

Flowering Period: Spring, with fragrant lilac-blue flowers.

Form/Habit: Elegant, spreading canopy.

Uses: 'Caroline' White Cedar serves as an ideal ornamental tree in parks, gardens, and streetscapes. Its stunning appearance makes it a popular choice as a feature tree.

Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous, shedding its leaves in autumn.

Tolerates: Drought-tolerant and relatively resistant to common pests and diseases.

Drought Hardy: Yes

Sun: Flourishes in full sun to partial shade.

Maintenance: Low maintenance once established.

Water Requirement: Regular watering during the first 8-12 weeks until the tree is established. Afterward, it becomes more drought-tolerant.

Planting your Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Select an Ideal Location: Choose a well-draining site with exposure to full sun or partial shade.

Dig the Right Hole: Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball but not deeper.

Plant with Care: Place the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the ground surface.

Backfill and Water: Fill the hole with soil, gently compacting it as you go. Water thoroughly after planting.

Caring For Your Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture, especially during the first few years. Once established, it becomes more drought-tolerant.

Pruning: Minimal pruning is required, but you can prune for shape and remove dead or damaged branches as needed.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring to support healthy growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Melia azedarach 'Caroline'

Q: Can 'Caroline' White Cedar be used for hedging?
A: While it's typically grown as a specimen tree, you can use careful pruning to create a formal hedge with 'Caroline' White Cedar.

Q: Is it attractive to wildlife?
A: Yes, the fragrant spring flowers of 'Caroline' White Cedar attract pollinators like bees and butterflies.

Q: Does it have any special soil requirements?
A: 'Caroline' White Cedar prefers well-draining soil but is adaptable to various soil types.

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