Northern Catalpa

Catalpa speciosa

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- White

Foliage Color- Green during summer, yellow in fall

Growth Habit- Upright, Oval

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 4-7

Height- 50-60 feet tall

Spread- 35-40 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree exhibits beautiful white flowers in the spring which turn to long fruit pods. Catalpa shade trees have heart-shaped leaves that turn from green in the summer to yellow in the fall.

Pruning-  Pruning is best done when the tree is dormant. Late fall through winter to early spring.

Other catalpa tree options.

  • Southern Catalpa