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.
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
SUPER ADVANCED TREES
100 litre bags - $450
150 litre bags - $550
FIELD GROWN TREES
(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.
Transport to Melbourne:
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.
Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs
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.
Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.
Nursery Opening Hours:
Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm