AWARD

CATALPA bungei f.duclouxii

Commonly known as Chinese bean tree

A rare form with lilac-pink flowers with red-brown spots stained with yellow.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate to triangular, or heart-shaped, leathery leaves to 20cm (8in) long with slender-pointed tips
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Lilac pink
  • Height
    20m (65ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tree
    Narrow-crowned tree. Produces corymbs of 7-15 flowers followed by long, slender seed pods to 80cm (32in) long
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Protect from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade.

CATALPA bungei f.duclouxii

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£35.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Central and western China.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped to 3.5cm (1½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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