Paulownia tomentosa 200+ PCS / 5000+ PCS fresh seeds, Princess tree, Empress tree, Foxglove tree, Royal empress tree, Chinese princess ornamental tree
Paulownia tomentosa fresh seeds, Princess tree, Empress tree, Foxglove tree, Royal empress tree, Chinese princess ornamental tree (lat. Paulownia tomentosa).
A plant species of the genus Paulownia (Paulownia) of the Paulownia family (Paulowniaceae).
The tree is 15-20 m high, sometimes up to 25 m and 0.6 m in diameter, sometimes up to 1 m. The crown is spreading, rounded or ovoid.
The leaves are large up to 20-30 cm long, and in strongly growing ones even up to 50 cm, pubescent from above, felt from below, broadly ovate or heart-shaped, the tip is pointed, the edge is smooth, rarely weakly 3-lobed, they bloom late and fall off late.
The inflorescences are paniculate up to 30 cm long. The flowers are fragrant, pale purple, up to 6 cm in diameter. At the end of summer, the buds are laid, overwinter and bloom in the spring, before or during the unfolding of the leaves.
The fruit is a broadly ovoid capsule, in one fruit from 1200 to 2300 seeds, the seeds of the lionfish.
A valuable garden and park tree, heat-loving and light-loving species. It is especially spectacular in spring, when it blooms at the beginning of leaf blossoming, dressing with a large number of large bluish-purple inflorescences and large foliage, it is extremely beautiful in fruits.
It is suitable for a wide culture as an alley tree and for single plantings, where the climate allows it.