Toona sinensis - Toon Tree, Chinese Mahagony

Hardy / perennial / tree / ornamental, medicinal use, culinary use / H. Up to 20m /  moist but well drained  soil in sun / blossom colour pale pink, scented, flowering time 7,8.

Young shoots and leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, a very valuable food in China, the bark is used in herbal medicine, the timber is hard and reddish and used for furniture making.