Tree With Somewhat Long, Narrow Leaves?

blakrabApril 16, 2014

These pics are relatively non-descript, but any idea what this tree or shrub is?

Here is a link that might be useful:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
esh_ga

Catalpa?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2014 at 5:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
blakrab

Hmm, Catalpa normally has very broad leaves..

But do they ever appear narrow, maybe when young?

Here is a link that might be useful: Catalpa bignonioides - Southern Catalpa

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 2:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
beng(z6 western MD)

Looks like catalpa w/immature leaves....

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 4:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Yep: Catalpa in early stages.

Otherwise maybe X Chitalpa.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 7:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
blakrab

Hmm, the leaves do seem to resemble X Chitalpa more than Catalpa...?

"ÃÂ Chitalpa tashkentensis is a bizarre hybrid between two unlikely parents, the Catalpa bignonioides, the cigar tree, and Chilopsis linearis, the desert willow. The result is a great, relatively drought tolerant small tree that flowers from mid summer until early autumn."
http://www.greatplantpicks.org/plantlists/view/1734

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   April 28, 2014 at 9:10PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
what is/are the current spam rules?
i dont have the patience to read all the boilerplate...
ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5
Control Freak
On my way into B'more this morning I saw these Edgeworthia...
sam_md
general all-purpose fertilizer recommendation?
Can anyone recommend a good, all-purpose granular (perferably...
vlk20
Magnolias too close to house?
I bought my house just over a year ago and have been...
johnkirking
So happy that this is the 1st spring where I don't have......
Vole damage. Burying our fences underground 6 inches...
ilovemytrees
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™