Small tree with open, spreading form clothed in pinnate leaves. Soft-pink spring leaves mature green and then turn yellow in autumn. Panicles of golden-yellow flowers are followed by dangling, rose-red, papery capsules. Grows best in hot summers and cold winters. Excellent street tree. Deciduous tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 5m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.