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Phoenix One® Royal Empress Tree

Paulownia x 'Phoenix One'

The world's fastest growing tree, made even better!

  • A new and improved cultivar of Royal Empress
  • Grows up to 15 feet each year, for fast shade and instant landscape appeal
  • Non-invasive and environmentally friendly
  • Absorbs four times the CO2 of beech or oak trees
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The New and Improved World's Fastest-Growing Tree

This brand-new cultivar takes everything you love about the Royal Empress Tree - fast growth, easy good looks and impressive impact - and makes it even better. Strong, low maintenance, eco-friendly and incredibly tolerant of warm climates, this tree is one you won't want to miss.

The Royal Empress Tree is best known for its fast, dense growth. When summer comes, the tree forms a dense canopy that shades your yard and can even help lower your energy bills. The tropical-looking leaves are huge, measuring about a foot wide. Unlike the original Royal Empress, this tree won't flower - but it features the same super-speedy growth, adding on up to 15 feet each year.

Best of all, the Royal Empress Tree is hassle-free. It grows almost anywhere, and has no significant insect or disease problems. And it tolerates drought and grows in almost any kind of soil - even toxic ones where other plants won't thrive.

Your Empress Tree is a hard worker, from its ability to cut household costs to its large leaves that act as giant air filters. And it's a sustainable planting choice - fast-growing, low-maintenance and non-invasive. In fact, it's lightweight, sturdy wood is prized for construction, interior design and more!

If you're looking to make a statement fast, the Phoenix One Royal Empress Tree is the perfect choice. Don't miss out - add this popular and fast grower to your landscape!

Looking for a more cold-hardy Royal Empress? Check out the new NordMax21 cultivar!

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Product Details

Mature Height:40-50 ft.
Mature Width:30-40 ft.
Sunlight:Full-Partial Sun
Growth Rate:Fast
Botanical Name:Paulownia x 'Phoenix One'
Does Not Ship To:AZ,WI
Grows Well In Zones:7-11 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 7-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 10℉)

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Based on 12 reviews

Jay D.
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Arrived healthy and happy

Arrived healthy and happy

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This tree is amazing! It has now been 1 year ago that I purchased. It is now 15 ft tall and doing exceptionally well. Did well in Texas heat with regular watering since it was its first growth year and 100 plus temps and no rain for nearly 90 days. Highly recommend

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Jennifer M.
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I have had this tree in my front yard for the last 8 years. I have had hundreds of compliments on it and have marveled at its growth and beauty. Unfortunately, I lost it this morning to Hurricane Idalia. I can’t wait to replace it!

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Fast Growing Trees Plant ExpertWe are so sorry that your lost your tree during Hurricane Idalia! We are looking forward to assist you in purchasing another tree when you are ready.
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Katie L.
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Excellent. Found what i wanted

Excellent. Found what i wanted plus more shipped fast healthy plants

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Jeffrey S.
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Time to grow

I have only had the two trees about 2 weeks. Planted both on our land where we are going to build. So I was looking for trees that could grow fast and provide shade as well. We have mesquite and Eastern red cedar on the land ,but I was looking for better looking trees. The trees came in and were in perfect health and shape. I also just purchased two popular trees as well. I will give a better update on the trees once they start growing. If you are looking for good selection of trees then look no further. I will continue to buy trees and bushes from this business. Thank you

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