Genus Catalpa are deciduous trees of spreading habit, with handsome, large leaves and erect panicles of showy, bell-shaped flowers in late summer, followed by persistent, slender bean-like seed capsules.
Details 'Aurea' is a spreading medium-sized deciduous tree with large ovate golden-yellow leaves becoming light yellow-green in summer. Flowers white, marked orange and purple, in conical panicles.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Golden yellow leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 12m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.