Often referred to as the Foxglove Tree or Empress Tree, Paulownia tomentosa is a stunning medium sized tree that is ideal for adding colour and character to smaller spaces. Producing remarkable gigantic heart-shaped green leaves from 20-30cm long; fragrant pink-lilac flowers appear before the leaves on the bare stems from April through to May. A hardy and fast-growing variety, they can be grown within sunny or partially shaded areas of the garden in fertile soil where they will reach an eventual height is between 4-5 metres. 60-80cm in a 2 litre pot plants supplied.
|Mature Height||500 cm|
|Mature Spread||400 cm|
|Planting||Plant with plenty of room for the roots to expand/develop.|
|Soil Type||Fertile soil|
Growing at a glance…
They will tolerate any fertile, well drained soil in either a sunny position or in light shade. Plant straight away upon arrival and provide some protection from strong winter winds.