It will loose all of it's leaves (deciduous) in April
/ May before blooming again in June,
a green beetle (Scarabaeidae, cetoniinae) will pollinate the flowers at that time.
It has traditionally been used as an insecticide by
Buckets of smoking green leaves were put in a bucket
in the fields to repel mosquitoes in their cow fields.
This tree has a smooth bark.
Flowering time; Spring
Distribution; GC, CB, LC
Habitat; Dry thickets and woodland
Notes; Horticulture potential: This 20' tree is an interesting branching tree that has it's place in your landscape. The red berries are a nice highligh in spring. The under leaves have two longitudinal lines.