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Common Name: Northern Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Hardy Catalpa      Latin Name: Catalpa speciosa      Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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From Question and Answer Forums: What are others saying about this plant?
Great web site.Where can I buy a couple catalpas I here you got some from DD Nursery. Thanks.John 896-9077
John,I would check Ammon or Natorp first. If they do not carry them try Klyn. I know Bill has them 2 to 4 caliper.Steve
I love Catalpa Where can I find it
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PlantPlaces.com QR Code Northern Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Hardy Catalpa
Catalpa speciosa
Origin: Midwestern USA
Maximum Height: 60 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Catalpa
species: speciosa
Origin: Midwestern USA
Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
Size Description: Large Tree
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Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Native star rating Rain Garden
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingSome Availability
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingAverage Performance
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)5/20/2011 until 6/3/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
5/23/2009 until 6/13/2009 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Large Tree
Location: Eastside Ave, Hyde Park, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Spring
Picture of
Flowers
Location: Eastside Ave, Hyde Park, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Spring
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Fruit in fall
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: Oct 29
Location: Eastside Ave, Hyde Park Eastside Ave Cincinnati OH
Specimen: 197
Location: Brandan's House 3802 Narrows Rd Erlanger KY 41018
Specimen: 198
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.267113316666700 Longitude: -84.468863433333300] Specimen: 1551
Location: National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.911745983333300 Longitude: -76.964569316666700] Specimen: 1588
Location: National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.913159983333300 Longitude: -76.959467183333300] Specimen: 1626
Location: Newport Kentucky Neighborhood Plants Newport KY
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.094558100000000 Longitude: -84.490503166666700] Specimen: 1815
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.857001166666700 Longitude: -84.227778650000000] Specimen: 1875
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.856992200000000 Longitude: -84.227822816666700] Specimen: 1876
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.856984533333300 Longitude: -84.228095633333300] Specimen: 1877
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.857010400000000 Longitude: -84.228174650000000] Specimen: 1878
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.857029716666700 Longitude: -84.228261266666700] Specimen: 1879
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.857216666666700 Longitude: -84.228184316666700] Specimen: 1880
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.858487250000000 Longitude: -84.231077516666700] Specimen: 1911
Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.480610066666700 Longitude: -0.293526150000000] Specimen: 2248
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.934685433333300 Longitude: -83.415418050000000] Specimen: 2321
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.934723150000000 Longitude: -83.415383666666700] Specimen: 2322
Location: Location Captured with GPS Device
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.141650150000000 Longitude: -84.443153400000000] Specimen: 2388
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.144549320000000 Longitude: -84.510421360000000] Specimen: 2667
Location: Mt. Airy Forest 5083 Colerain Ave Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.176169333333300 Longitude: -84.256845966666700] Specimen: 3126
Location: Copenhagen Botanic Garden Copenhagen Denmark
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 55.684973100000000 Longitude: 12.573066083333300] Specimen: 3324
Location: My Plant Collection
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 35.773825616666700 Longitude: -83.338507450000000] Specimen: 3760
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.144981140000000 Longitude: -84.510552740000000] Specimen: 4517
Location: Camp Campbell Gard
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.423340650000000 Longitude: -84.495394370000000] Specimen: 8783
Catalpa speciosa plantplacesimage20161004_173926.jpg
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Location: Camp Campbell Gard

Location: Camp Campbell Gard
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.423296450000000 Longitude: -84.493930100000000] Specimen: 8788
Location: Camp Campbell Gard
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.423511430000000 Longitude: -84.494164420000000] Specimen: 8789
Location: Camp Campbell Gard
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.423289500000000 Longitude: -84.495379360000000] Specimen: 8791
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 46.225989300000000 Longitude: 6.146319920000000] Specimen: 9123
Catalpa speciosa plantplacesimage20161120_143928.jpg
Jardin Botanique Geneva, November 2016
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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