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Tabebuia donnell-smithii

Primavera

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Features

  • BloomsApril
  • Height15m to 26m
  • Spread4m to 10m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourBright yellow lined brown
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Tabebuia donnell-smithii (Primavera). This is a spreading to rounded, deciduous tree with 5-7 palmate, medium green leaves. The yellow flowers are borne in panicles in mid spring. This may also be known as Cybistax donnell-smithii.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

C & S America, West Indies

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and for shade.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich

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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