Tree of the Week: Northern Catalpa
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This flowering shade tree offers the best of both worlds! Homeowners adore this tree's large panicles of flowers and huge heart-shaped leaves but also appreciate the fact that it offers substantial shade to their home.
Northern Catalpa is a Spring Grove Nursery Tried & True Selection. This tree does exceptionally well in the nursery, despite the unpredictable changes in Illinois' weather.
Why we heart this flowering shade tree ♥
- Large white flowers, dotted in their centers with a contrast of deep purple specks and bright yellow spots
- Large heart-shaped leaves
- Tolerant of heat and drought
- Native tree
- Attracts wildlife
- This large tree can get upwards of 50+ Ft Tall
- Pyramidal form
Pictures of Northern Catalpa →
Check out this *VIDEO* slideshow of Northern Catalpa in our holding-yard!
Spring Grove Nursery Tried & True Selections- http://springgrove99.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Tried-True-Selections.jpg
J. Frank Schmidt Data Sheet- http://www.jfschmidt.com/pdfs/northerncatalpa.pdf
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