Botanical Name: Catalpa speciosa
Common Name: Northern Catalpa
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Height: 40-60' Spread: 20-40' Habit/Form: Upright/Irregular Oval
Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 4-8
Cultural Requirements: Grows best in part sun/part shade in well-drained soils. Tolerant of wet, dry and alkaline soils once established.
Ornamental Characteristics: A coarse-textured, fast growing tree with large heart-shaped leaves. Fragrant, white flowers in upright clusters appear in June followed by long, persistent seed pods.
Use in the Landscape: Best in open spaces, parks and parkways. This tree is very adaptable and tolerant of adverse conditions.
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Highest degree of salt tolerance. Use in the most exposed areas.
Plant tolerant of occasional or temporary flooding
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