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Catalpa speciosa
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees, Flowering Trees

This fast growing tree has few branches at an early age with an open, narrow, irregular crown. Once branched, ascending limbs are gnarled and twisted. Leaves are heart-shaped and about 6 inches in length. Green foliage turns yellow-green in fall sometimes falling before turning. In June, 2″ long, tube-like white flowers appear in 4-8″ panicles. Fruit is a long persistent pod. Great for xeriscapes, it is very tolerant and adaptable.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Tolerates different soils, but prefers deep, moist, fertile soil. Will tolerate heat.

Flower Color

Tube-like white flowers

Foliage Color

Green foliage turns yellow-green in fall

Plant Spread

30-40 ft. 45-60 ft.

Good Companions

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