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Catalpa longissima

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Bignoniaceae
            Genus: Catalpa
                        Specie: Catalpa longissima

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Leathery leaves; clusters of white to pink-tinted flowers in summer

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Parks Flower contrast Shade tree

Zones: 9-10

Description: This is a less hardy species of catalpa that is native to Jamaica and Haiti and grows to 80 ft (24 m). The leathery leaves are shorter and narrower than most species. Loose clusters of white, pink-tinted flowers are borne in summer. The seed capsules rang

Growth Habit: Broad-domed habit

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