Golden Medallion Tree
Gold Medallion Tree flowers best in full sun on well-drained soil. Although damaged by temperatures falling slightly below freezing, it will come back with warmer weather. Sprouts often result along the main branches from this low temperature damage. Trees need pruning when they are young to control shape, to develop good sound structure, and to develop a uniform crown.
Young trees grow asymmetrically with branches often drooping toward the ground. Staking and proper pruning on young trees will help develop a well shaped and structured crown.
Plant serves as host for Cloudless sulfur (Phoebis sennae), orange-barred sulfur (Phoebis philea), and sleepy orange (Eurema nicippe) butterfly larvae. Pollen can cause some allergies in certain people. Seeds are considered poisonous.