Paulownia tomentosa

Paulownia tomentosa is a deciduous tree in the family Paulowniaceae, native to central and western China. It is a fast-growing, deciduous tree that is primarily grown for its profuse spring bloom of foxglove-like flowers and its large catalpa-like green leaves. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Show All Show Tabs princesstree.

Family: Scrophulariaceae.

Bark is gray-brown and rough, often developing lighter-colored shallow vertical fissures. Foliage: Leaves are large, . Virginia Tech Dendrology is THE source for tree identification. The trunk diameter can reach 1. Bark: Trunk has rough, gray- brown bark with interlaced smooth areas that are often shiny. The smooth brown bark of young branches has prominent white lenticels.

Twigs: Stout, brittle twigs are markedly flattened at nodes, and olive brown to dark brown in color. The first one I planted when I found out my daughter was pregnant with my first grandchild.

Gabbi is now inches tall, and the tree is over feet tall. I have had no issues with . Hey guys, Today i am showing the worlds fastest growing tree in the world. Click image to enlarge . Miller Source: USDA Forest Service, Bugwood. Deciduous tree to feet (m) in height and feet (cm) in diameter with large . Nov The East Asian genus Paulownia is a member of the family Scrophulariaceae.

Paulownia can be used as a mulch plant providing lots of biomass throughout the growing season. The mature tree provides deep summer shade. History in the United States. This tree has since become naturalized in the eastern U. Princess tree was introduced into the U. I often am asked about the tree with flowers that look like Wisteria . It is hardy to zone (UK) and is not frost tender.

It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)The plant is self-fertile.

Suitable for: light (sandy), . Paulownia is one of the fastest growing trees in the worl capable of growth rates of well over seven feet per year as a seedling! Common Name(s) ‎: ‎Paulownia, Royal Paulown. It has also been cultivated in plantations for its specialty wood.

This fast-growing tree is sometimes used on mining reclamation sites. The combination of its broad tolerance, fast growth, rapid dispersal of seeds by win and widespread . For the last ten years, managers have witnessed Paulownia invasion grow following . But it has been introduced to the U. Empress Tree is readily propagated .