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Catalpa - Container

Catalpa - Container

Regular price $65.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $65.00 USD
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(for 25 seedlings)

A fast-growing tree, catalpa prefers moist soil, but will tolerate drier sites. Its characteristic showy flowers, large leaves, and long pods make it easily recognizable.

Latin Name Catalpa speciosa
Tree Size Large (25-35 feet)
Hardiness Texas Zones 6-9
Leaf Type Deciduous
Growth Rate Rapid
Soil Needs Prefers rich, moist soils, but tolerates drier sites
Tolerances Drought; alkaline soils
Attributes Showy or fragrant flower; attractive fruit; large leaves
Features Showy white to purple flowers in spring and early summer; produce long, slender pods
Problems Leaves may scorch during hot, dry periods; flower, leaves and fruit can be a nuisance
Comments Tough tree well-suited to open areas away from walkways; catalpa worms are prized as fishing bait
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