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CATALPA fargesii var duclouxii

Commonly known as Chinese bean tree

A rare form with lilac-pink flowers with red-brown spots stained with yellow.
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - elegant, long-pointed leaves.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - lilac pink
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - small tree with round, spreading crown. Flowers are followed by long, slender seed pods.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - protect from strong winds.
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade.
  • 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.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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