Catalpa trees produce thousands of huge, vibrant-white blooms in the spring. In fact, they are well-known for consistently giving you a colorful show every year... anywhere in zones 4-8.
These fragrant flowers even attract all sorts of butterflies and birds. It is a beautiful site to see!
In the summer, the Catalpa's large, heart-shaped leaves offer cool shade for your home.
Then, when the leaves fall in winter, more sunlight passes through, which can heat your home during the coldest months... when you need it most. Plus, these big leaves are quick and easy to clean up.
Tolerant & Easy to Grow
Catlapa Trees adapt to a wide variety of soils and are drought tolerant,
Full sun or partial shade is best for this deciduous tree.
A Very Fast Growing Flowering Shade Tree
Catalpa trees grow rapidly when young, then slow with maturity. Grows to 40-60 feet tall with a 20-40 foot spread.
Catalpas are really good urban trees. Their limbs are strong, and the height & spread of the branches make them ideal shade trees.