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Catalpa speciosa

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Northern Catalpa

FAMILY: BIGNONIACEAE

Catalpa speciosa - Northern Catalpa

About Northern Catalpa at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to southern Indiana and Illinois to northeast Arkansas.

  • Can reach 100’ in height.

  • Odorless leaves are 6-12” long with a pointy end.

  • White tubular flowers are very large in clusters with yellow and purple throats. Seed pods are up to 18” long, looks like stout string bean, and persists in winter.

  • Blooms mid to late June in Portland.

  • Fall color can be bright yellow.

  • More common than Southern Catalpa.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
24

2827 NE 24th Ave

Right of Way

76' Height

45' Spread

12' Circ.

This tree is one of a pair of Heritage Catalpas at this address.

Catalpa speciosa - Northern Catalpa
25

2827 NE 24th Ave

Right of Way

85' Height

50' Spread

12.6' Circ.

This tree is one of a pair of Heritage Catalpas at this address.

Catalpa speciosa - Northern Catalpa
39

1126 SE 15th Ave

Private, Side Yard

80' Height

55' Spread

13.2' Circ.

Catalpa speciosa - Northern Catalpa