CATALPA

Bignonioides Nana - Not Available 2019

Standard Indian Bean Tree

DESCRIPTION:

A dwarf growing form of Catalpa produced on a standard. Slow growing, dense branches form a rounded ball. Large mid-green heart shaped leaves which turn yellow in autumn. The species produces white flowers with a yellow and purple throat, however this cultivar rarely flowers. Long bean-like seed pods may also be produced.

HEIGHT x WIDTH:

4 metres x 3 metres

SHAPE:

Rounded

FOLIAGE:

Large heart shaped leaves turn yellow in Autumn.

FLOWERS:

COMMENTS:

Ideal feature or shade tree for smaller gardens. Protect from strong winds as branches are quite brittle. Highly tolerant of urban pollution.

TREE CARE:

TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears, provide a firm stake for support. During dormancy, prune to an outward pointing bud.