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Catalpa bignoniodes

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Wantirna
A4, A11, Specials
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Wantirna
A4, A11, Specials
Size: 40cm 5Ft Standard
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $164.81 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $181.29 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Catalpa bignoniodes Southern Catalpa, Cigartree, Indian Bean Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed, Irregular Shape, Spreading, Upright

Description:
Medium sized deciduous tree with a dense, broad rounded habit. Triangle-shaped leaves and panicles of fragrant bell-shaped white flowers during Spring and Summer followed by bean-like fruit. Useful in residential gardens and for parks. Grows approx. 15m tall x 12m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m >10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rain Gardens, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Powdery Mildew, Scale, White Fly

Cultural Notes: Moderately tolerant of drought, wet soil and exposed sites. Minimal care required.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Bignoniaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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