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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Hybrid genus. An intergenetic hybrid between Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) for drought tolerance and Southern catalpa (Catalpa bignoniodes) for large blooms.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, mid-green leaves.
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Grown for its compact, bushy habit and showy flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - used as a street tree as it produces no fruit.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - laboratory origin
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile.
Chitalpa - Growing Guide

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CHITALPA tashkentensis

CHITALPA tashkentensis  >

Very rare deciduous shrub. Panicles of long upright purplish-white flowers
£20.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'

CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'  >

A lower growing form with pale purplish-pink flowers
£20.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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