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Tabebuia Genus

Gold tree

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Tabebuia genus (Gold tree). This genus includes about 100 species of shrubs and trees, which produce spectacular flowers and attractive foliage. The flowers are tubular to bell-shaped and bloom in shades of white, yellow, pink, red or purple. The leaves vary in shape, either simple or compound with 3 to 7 leaflets.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreens, Shrubs or Trees

Origin

C & S America, West Indies

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and for shade.

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 16-18C and will require full light and fertile, well drained but not dry soil. They will need some shelter from the wind to protect the flowers. Pot-grown plants are unlikely to flower. Pruning, other than shaping while young in autumn, is not needed.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds or air-layering in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

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