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Catalpa speciosa
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Plant Type: Deciduous 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.


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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