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

We stock or can source the following pot sizes

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

33cm pots - $130
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
11am - 3pm

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