Catalpa speciosa

Catalpa speciosa

Very large 6-9” by 3-6” leaves. Tolerant of difficult sites, but coarse and irregular habit, fast growing and weak wooded, along with the large seed pods 9-18” long make this a plant for open areas, not necessarily in a boulevard or manicured residential yard.

Plant Height at Maturity

50 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

35 feet

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Growth Habit


Landscape Uses

Shade | Boulevard Tree

Environmental Features

Pollinator Friendly | Bird Habitat | Wildlife Forage Source

Flower Color