Catalpa bignonioides - Indian Bean Tree

Catalpa bignonioides - Indian Bean Tree is a highly ornamental tree, native to eastern United States. Catalpa bignoniodes known as the Southern Catalpa or Indian Bean tree features attractive, large heart-shaped leaves providing good shade during the summer.  They are large attractive trees that form a broad dome-shaped canopy, with the large long-stalked leaves giving them a rather tropical appearance. Catalpa bignonioides - Indian Bean Trees make ideal subjects for parks, gardens, and avenue planting. The bark, leaves, and seeds are used in herbal medicines and teas. 

Height: 12 meters

Width 15 meters

Growth rate: Moderate

Form: Round, dome shaped

Foliage: The big rich green leaves of Catalpa bignonioides - Indian Bean Tree grows to 25cm long and 15cm wide.

Flowers: Sweetly scented white bell flowers in summer borne in clusters.

Autumn Colour: yellow 

Tolerances: Likes rich deep soil, must be sheltered from strong winds and planted where there is much sun. Thrives in temperate areas.

Landscape Use:  Catalpa bignonioides - Indian Bean Tree makes a great shade tree, avenue planting or speciment tree where space permits.


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

Email Us:
Blerick Tree Farm 
Open 7 days
9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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