This ornamental, flowering tree is best used in large open areas due to its size.
Tips for Homeowners:
Important to remove any crossing branches or if there are multiple leaders it is best to promote only one. Remove sucker growth and dead branches as they appear.
Rate this Plant:
A native tree with a myriad of character and beauty that is displayed with its flowers, large heart-shaped leaves, and attractive seed pods. To top it all off it is a fast grower!
- White bell-shaped flowers with purple and orange
- Distinctive bean-like seed pods
- Oval shape
Interesting Notes about Northern Catalpa:
This is a tree with great beauty, especially in spring when leaves and flowers are emerging. Later in the season it does have a tendency to reveal some wear due to summer storms and insect activity. It is a native tree and the beauty is great enough to warrant use in naturalizing situations and home landscapes.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Fast Growing
- Great Foliage
- Attractive fruit
- Drought Tolerant
- Full Sun
- Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering):
- Average Water