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Catalpa bungei

Also called Manchurian Catalpa


Catalpa bungei - Umbrella Tree

Catalpa bungei - Umbrella Tree

More About Catalpa bungei

  • Wide-spreading growth habit with dense branching,
  • Leaves are green, broadly ovate with heart-shaped bases
  • Fragrant, white to pink-rose, orchid-like flowers
  • Flowers are followed by long, narrow seed pods
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Zone:

5

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

White
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Umbrella Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips

Wood can be brittle, so plant where fallen branches will not be a problem.


Catalpa bungei Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Dwarf
Globe

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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