Fast-growing, small tree with shiny, pinnate leaves. Rounded-head but can be shaped into any size and form. Large panicles of white flowers smother the tree in summer. Prefers hot and well-drained conditions. Will defoliate through winter in cold climates. Excellent street tree. Evergreen tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 4m (H) x 3m (W) in 10 years.