TREE Southern Catalpa

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TREE Southern Catalpa  Catalpa bignonioides

Seeds per pack ~ 40

Germination: 83%  (Packed for 2023)

Native to the eastern US, this tree produces gorgeous white, orchid-like blossoms with gold and purple markings and a subtle, sweet scent. The tree is also known as "fish-bait tree", because it often attracts a certain caterpillar that makes good fish bait. Other people call this "string bean tree," for it's attractive long seed pods. Catalpas make truly lovely specimen trees in a many a yard across the Southeast, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic.