Catalpa Tree Pictures
Catalpa Tree Pictures Welcome
Catalpa Tree Photo Gallery has lots of beautiful pictures of catalpa trees.
You will find a lot of wonderful information on catalpa trees, including information about the catalpa tree species, planting information, and much more.
This is valuable and useful information that can help you to learn more about the catalpa tree.
Catalpa Tree Images
Full size each catalpa tree picture you like in full size, just click on the Catalpa images to enlarge the picture.
. Enjoy theses pictures of the Catalpa Tree.
Catalpa Tree Pictures
Catalpa Tree Types: List of Different Types of Catalpa Tree
- Northern Catalpa Tree, Catalpa speciosa
- Southern Catalpa Tree, Catalpa bigniodes
Catalpa Tree Trivia
The caterpillars that feed on Catalpa trees are prized fish bait due to its tough skin and juicy contents. They can be frozen for use at a later date!
Catalpa Tree, Facts and Information on Catalpa Trees
Here is some detailed information on the catalpa tree.
Catalpa, commonly called Catawba, is a genus of flowering plants in the trumpet vine family, Bignoniaceae, native to warm temperate regions of North America, the Caribbean, and east Asia.
Catalpas are mostly deciduous trees that typically grow to 12 to 18 metres (39 to 59 ft) tall and 6 to 12 metres (20 to 39 ft) wide. A 10 year old sapling will stand about 6 metres (20 ft) tall. They can be recognized by their large heart-shaped to three-lobed leaves, showy white or yellow flowers in broad panicles, and in the autumn by their 20 to 50 centimetres (7.9 to 20 in) long fruits which resemble a slender bean pod, containing numerous small flat seeds, each seed having two thin wings to aid wind dispersal. Because of the leaves, they are sometimes confused with the Tung tree (Vernicia fordii) in the southern U.S.
Due to their large leaf size, Catalpas provide very dark shade and are a popular habitat for many birds, providing them good shelter from rain and wind. These trees have very little limb droppage, but drop large, dark brown bean pods during late summer. The wood of catalpas is quite soft.
The two North American species, Southern Catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides), and Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa) have been widely planted outside their natural ranges as ornamental trees for their showy flowers and attractive shape, or growing habit. Northern and Southern Catalpa are very similar in appearance, but the northern species has slightly larger leaves, flowers, and bean pods. Flowering starts after 275 growing degree days. The Yellow Catalpa (Catalpa ovata) from China, with pale yellow flowers, is also planted outside its natural range for ornamental purposes.
The bean-like seed pod is the origin of the alternative vernacular names Indian Bean Tree and Cigar Tree for Catalpa bignonioides and Catalpa speciosa.
The tree is the sole source of food for the Catalpa Sphinx moth (Ceratomia catalpae), the leaves being eaten by the caterpillars. When caterpillars are numerous, infested trees may be completely defoliated. Defoliated catalpas produce new leaves readily, but with multiple generations occurring, new foliage may be consumed by subsequent broods.
Thank you for visiting these Catalpa Tree Pictures at Tree Pictures Online.com, please come back soon for more great tree pictures!
Collection of Impressive Tree Images
|Autumn Fall Trees Images||Bermuda Tree Photos|
|Christmas Tree Pictures||Hibiscus Tree Flowers|
|Winter Tree Pictures||Impressive Tree Pictures|
|Forest Tree Paths Photos||Oak Tree Pictures|
|Cedar Trees Photos||Pine Tree Pictures|
Trees: Recent Tree Photos, Pics & Images
Tree Pictures Online can be viewed in over 50 Languages
To view Tree Pictures Online tree categories in your preferred language choose the "Select Language" on the scroll down menu to your language ... then wait a moment and new Tree Pictures pages will appear. Enjoy these Tree Pictures.
Tree wallpaper images can make beautiful backgrounds on your computer`s desktop. See our tree wallpaper photographs link in the left tree categories.
Thank you for visiting our Tree Pictures at TreePicture Online.com, please come back soon for more great tree photos!
Fireplace Pictures -
Tree Pictures -
Gazebo Pictures -
Simboli & amp; Njihova značenja
Resume Samples - Church Pictures - Manufactured Home Pictures
Natural Log Siding - Shadow Puppets - Caribbean Islands
Play Touch Games - Waterfall Pictures
Make Hot Pictures - Job Application Forms