Chinese Catalpa, Yellow Catalpa, Japanese Catalpa Catalpa ovata

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Botanical Name:

Catalpa ovata

Family:

Bignoniaceae

Genus:

Catalpa

Species:

ovata

Common Name:

Chinese Catalpa, Yellow Catalpa, Japanese Catalpa

Seeds Per Pound:
165,710
Quantity:
1.55 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
149
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
20-30 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 1.55 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
10 g
12.50
1 oz
16.95
1 lb
79.50
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,.
In a Nutshell:
* Catalpa ovata, the yellow catalpa or Chinese catalpa , is a pod-bearing tree native to China. Compared to C. speciosa, it is much smaller, typically reaching heights between 20 and 30 feet.
* The leaves are very similar in shape to those of Paulownia tomentosa, having three lobes (two are abruptly truncated on either edge, with a third, central, slightly acute, pointed lobe forming the leaf apex), and are darkly green.
* Fruits are very narrow, foot-long pods. more...
* The flowers are considered to be one of the best bee plants in Japan.
* The flowers are very fragrant. more...
* Bark of mature trees is fissured, prominently ridged and pale gray-brown. more...
Usda description:
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