Catalpa speciosa | Western Catalpa

Western Catalpa produces an irregular crown, and is somewhat pyramidal in form. Leaves are large, coarse textured, shaped like hearts, and susceptible to damage in strong winds. Flowers are followed by long seedpods up to 18 inches long. Accepts sandy to loam soils, tolerates clay soils. Canopy coverage: 1,257 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate, high

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 60 feet high

Width: 40 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: summer