Catalpa bignonioides ‘Nana’ (Indian Bean Tree)

28.99 “Price excl. VAT: 25.54

Catalpa are wonderful trees, and ‘Nana’ is a fantastic compact form, making it well suited to those with less space.

Forming a mop like canopy above its truck, the Catalpa Bignonioides nana, also known as the Indian Bean Tree, perfect for smaller gardens where full-sized Catalpas could overwhelm, yes if you do have a larger space, it certainly won’t be out of place either.

The attractive large, heart-shaped leaves are an attractive mid-green until the autumn, when they turn buttery yellow. Catalpa Bignonioides Nana forms a mophead, rounded crown, it will reach a full height of around 4 metres and spread of 3 metres in a period of about 25 years, yet can easily be maintained much smaller and more compact if required by pollarding and cutting back branches every few years.

Thriving in moist, well-drained soil in full sun, it also does really well in urban areas thanks to its tolerance of pollution, making it an ideal choice for small city gardens.

Supplied in a 2L pot

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