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Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea' /Yellow Catalpa

Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'   / Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'
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Scientific Name: Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'
Common Name: Yellow Catalpa
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Subject to a number of insect and disease pests, including verticillium wilt. Makes a reasonably good open lawn specimen tree. Blooms can be quite showy in spring on large trees. Catalpas bloom after most other trees so they become quite prominent in landscapes when in bloom.