Catalpa Tree (Catalpa speciosa)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: The Catalpa tree can grow as tall as 80 feet.
  • Average Width: Average spread is 20-40 feet.
  • Leaf Description: Large heart-shaped leaves almost look tropical.
  • Bark Description: Catalpa tree bark ranges from scaly to ridged, to blocky plates. On young tree seedlings the bark is thin and easily damaged by impact, or rodents.
  • Twig Description: Stout twigs with leaf scars that resemble suction cups. Branching pattern is whorled
  • Flowering: Showy white flowers in early spring
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: None

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