Southern Catalpa Catalpa bignonioides - Catalpa syringifolia

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Catalpa bignonioides

Family:

Bignoniaceae

Genus:

Catalpa

Species:

bignonioides

Common Name:

Southern Catalpa

Seeds Per Pound:
44,069
Quantity:
15.4 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
88
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
50-60 feet
Collection Locale:
Ukraine
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 15.4 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
10 g
11.50
1 oz
14.95
1 lb
69.50
1 kg
138.00
10 lb
649.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: No pre-germination treatment required. Sow immediately., surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* A fast-growing tree with an extensive root system, it has been planted on land that is subject to landslips or erosion in order to stabilize the soil.
* Wood - coarse and straight-grained, soft, not strong, moderately high in shock resistance, very durable in the soil. It weighs about 28lb per cubic foot. It is highly valued for posts and fencing rails, and is also used for interior finishes, cabinet work etc. more...
* It prefers moist soil and full sun. It is easily raised from seeds which germinate early in the first season. It also multiplies readily from cuttings. The tree is fairly free from fungal diseases and has few insect enemies. more...
* Many people grow this tree in the Southern USA just so they can gather the Catalpa worms to use as fishing bait. They are like Catnip for Catfish!