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Tabebuia chrysotricha

Golden trumpet tree

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height7m to 15m
  • Spread5m to 7m
  • Growth HabitUpright umbrella-shape
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow pink, red, purple
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Tabebuia chrysotricha (Golden trumpet tree). This is a deciduous tree about 9-15m in height and a spread of 8m. The leaves are dark green with 3 to 5 oval to oblong leaflets. The flowers bloom in clusters, in late winter or early spring, and are trumpet-shaped and about 5cm across. The fruit is golden brown.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Central America

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and for shade.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You should grow them in deep, humus-rich soil with good drainage. They will need a sunny position with some shelter from the wind to protect the flowers.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or by layering in the spring or from cuttings in the summer.

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