name botanical:Catalpa ovata
other name:Chinese Catalpa
height:up to 15 m (49 ft)
The leaves are heart-shaped, often lobed 3 times and up to 25 cm (9.8 in) long.
fall foliage:light yellow
flowering:July - August
The flowers are yellow and stand in panicles. The leaves are alternate and autumn color is yellow. The Catalpa begins to bloom in July.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
Capsule Fruit: Narrow, brown seed capsules (pods), up to 30 cm long.
bark:The bark is gray-brown first smooth and fissured in old age.
soil:sandy - loamy to clayey
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
Park tree, garden tree in large gardens