A broad, irregularly rounded canopy with coarse, spreading branches. Smooth, grayish bark becomes deeply grooved and darker as it ages. Rich green, wide, triangular- shaped leaves turn yellow in fall. These do produce cotton.
High wildlife value and special value to honey bees, the Northern Catalpa provides large leaf foliage, shade and rapid to moderate growth in moist soils.
Tall deciduous tree for moist mountain sites; not recommended for windbreaks; attractive fall color; to 11,000′ elev.
Medium, drought tolerant shurb; grows well on most soils; to 8000 ft. elevation; good wildlife species
Dramatic fall color, does best in moist soils, so not recommended for Double El district area.
Short Shrub, Fall Colors: Drought Tolerant good. Not highly recommended for windbreaks due to small size.
Grows well in full sun or partial shade. The tree appreciates moist, well-drained soils and can handle short periods of excessive moisture, but is not particularly tolerant of drought conditions and tends to scorch easily.
Rapid growth; drought tolerant; good wildlife species; to 10,000 ft.
Small tree with pinkish flower in spring, leaves turn yellow-orange in fall. Fruit good for wildlife in fall.
Medium shrub, drought tolerant and favorite winter deer browse. Leaves turn russet in fall; to 9,000 ft. elevation.