Other Names: Catalpa Tree, Cigar Tree
Native to the U.S.
COLDEST USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Where Species Typically Survives: 4
Range: Eastern U.S., Central U.S., Midwest
Typical Mature Height: 35-60 feet
Light Requirement: partial shade
Soils: deep, rich, moist soils
Habitat: bottomland forests, forest edges
Flower Color: white
Fruit: very long, cigar-shaped cylindrical pods
Bloom Time: spring and summer
Wildlife Value: seeds are not consumed by many wildlife species, but the flowers are beneficial to honey bees and pollinating moths
Uses: wood is sometimes used for fence posts or for specialty furniture
We do not ship orders!
Pickup information is available on order forms, on our website, and by calling us at 231-889-9666.
Also Note: While we guarantee that all stock is living and healthy when the customer picks up an order, we cannot be responsible for product survival after customer pick-up. Many factors influence plant survival, including deer browsing, soil type, severe weather events, etc. Plants must be picked up on the days of the sale unless other arrangements are made in advance.
Photo by Paul Wray, Iowa State University, bugwood.org
More Information: https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CASP8