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Tree Catalpa bignonioides Indian Bean Tree




Description This is a large attractive tree with a broad dome-shaped canopy and large long-stalked leaves. In summer it carries bell-shaped flowers in white, various pink shades, and soft apricot-orange, followed by clusters of long, pendulous, bean-like seed capsules, hence its common name.    
Mature Size 15 x 12m    
Uses Perhaps tropical in appearance they make ideal subjects for parks, gardens, and avenue planting. They are very fast growing.    
Position & Soil Prefers sunny positions and is perfect for larger gardens. Whilst it prefers a rich moist soil, it can tolerate dry periods.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.8-2.2m)
• 50cm/52L (2.5-3.0m)
Substitutes Acer rubrum 'Autumn Red'
Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
Liriodendron tulipifera
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum'
Pyrus ussuriensis
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