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Paulownia Tormentosa

Paulownia Tormentosa


120cm Height / 24cm Pot

    • Paulownia tormentosa, commonly known as the Empress Tree or Princess Tree, is a majestic and fast-growing deciduous tree native to China. Revered for its ornamental beauty, exceptional growth rate, and versatile applications, Paulownia tormentosa stands out as a prized addition to any landscape or garden.With its distinctive heart-shaped leaves and clusters of lavender-blue, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in late spring, the Empress Tree adds a touch of elegance and charm to outdoor spaces. Its rapid growth, often reaching heights of 30 to 40 feet within just a few years, makes it a favorite choice for those seeking quick shade or a stunning focal point.

    • 120cm Height.
    • 24cm pot. 
    • Paulownia tormentosa, also known as the Empress Tree or Princess Tree, is a fast-growing deciduous tree native to China. Here are some care instructions for Paulownia tormentosa:

    • Sunlight: Plant Paulownia tormentosa in full sun to partial shade. It thrives in locations with plenty of sunlight.

    • Soil: Ensure well-draining soil with good fertility. The tree prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH (around 6.0 to 7.5).

    • Watering: Water the tree regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. However, it's also somewhat drought-tolerant once established.

    • Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree to help retain soil moisture and suppress weed growth.

    • Fertilization: Paulownia trees are fast growers and heavy feeders. Fertilize young trees in spring with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth. Once established, they may not require frequent fertilization.

    • Pruning: Prune Paulownia trees to remove dead or damaged branches and to shape the tree as desired. Pruning can be done in late winter or early spring while the tree is dormant.

    • Support: Young Paulownia trees may benefit from staking or other support to help them establish a strong, upright form.

    • Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests such as aphids, caterpillars, and scales, as well as diseases like powdery mildew and leaf spot. Treat any infestations or diseases promptly to prevent them from spreading.

    • Winter Protection: In colder climates, provide winter protection for young trees, such as wrapping the trunk with burlap or providing a layer of mulch around the base to insulate the roots.

    • Propagation: Paulownia trees can be propagated from seeds or cuttings. If you're propagating from seeds, sow them in well-draining soil in late winter or early spring.

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