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× Chitalpa tashkentensis

A small, deciduous tree to 8m tall and 3m wide, with long, narrow green leaves turning a warm yellow in autumn. From mid-summer to early autumn upright panicles of bell-shaped, deep pink flowers with frilly edges and a yellow-blotched throat with purple lines are produced.

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Size
Ultimate height
4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Pink Purple Yellow Green
Autumn Yellow
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

East–facing or North–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Bignoniaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Spreading branched
Genus

A genus of hybrid, deciduous flowering trees with long, tapered dark green foliage and large, frilly pink or white flowers with striped throats, appearing in the summer and autumn

Name status

Correct

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil

Propagation

Propagate by soft wood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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