Plant Library

Catalpa Northern

Common Name: Catalpa

Botanical Name: Catalpa speciosa

Variety: Northern

Blossom Color: White

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Zone: 4 to 7

Exposure: Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 60'

Mature Width: 35-40'

Notes: This large, fast-growing ornamental tree features large heart-shaped leaves, very large white flowers in late June, and long fruit pods. It tolerates hot, dry conditions and develops yellow-green color in fall.