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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
Name status

Correct

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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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