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Catalpa bignonioides
Indian Bean Tree 

Catalpa bignonioides
Common name

Indian Bean Tree

Group

Trees

Family

Bignoniaceae

Description

Indian Bean Tree. Spreading tree with broad heart-shaped large green leaves. Flowers are white; marked yellow and purple-brown on upright panicles followed by slender seed pods. Max Height 15m. Max Spread 15m. Flowers July to August. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
15m
Ultimate spread
15m

Colour

Flowers
White in July; August
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Light
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Specimen
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Top dress in spring; Feed; Dead heading
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Vine weevils; Aphids; Scale; Honey fungus

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Regular 45 litre 10-12 SS --- £85.50 £ 1
Regular 95 litre 20-25 SM --- £225.00 £ 1