Botanical Name: Catalpa bignonioides
Common Name: Southern Catalpa
Height: 30-50' Spread: 30-50' Habit/Form: Broad-spreading to irregular Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 5-8
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to part shade in a moist, well drained soil. Tolerant of wet, dry and alkaline soils once established.
Ornamental Characteristics: A coarse-textured tree with large heart-shaped leaves. Fragrant white flowers in upright clusters in early summer, followed by long, persistent seed pods.
Uses in the Landscape: Best in open spaces, parks and parkways. This tree is very adaptable and tolerant of adverse conditions.
Plant tolerant of occasional or temporary flooding.