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Tabebuia rosea

Pink trumpet tree

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height20m to 30m
  • Spread10m to 15m
  • Growth HabitUpright oval
  • Flower ColourWhite, pinkish
  • Leaf ColourMid to dark green

Description

Tabebuia rosea (Pink trumpet tree). This is a broadly, upright evergreen or deciduous tree with a smooth trunk. The medium green leaves are 5-palmate and have oblong to ovate, mid to dark green leaflets. The flowers are white, pink, purple funnel-shaped blooms in dense panicles in early spring.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreen, Tree

Origin

Mexico to Columbia

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and for shade.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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

Propagate from seeds or by layering in the spring or from cuttings in the summer.

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