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"Macaroni Tree" or "Tree of Happiness"

Catalpa is a deciduous tree species native to North America, mainly found in the eastern and central parts of the continent. There are two species of catalpa: the southern catalpa and the northern catalpa. They are commonly planted as ornamental trees due to their large, showy flowers and distinctive seed pods.

Large, bright flowers loved by bees

Catalpa trees produce large, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in early summer. The flowers are white with yellow and purple markings and can measure up to 2 inches across. They are arranged in clusters and can cover the entire tree. The flowers have a sweet, pleasant fragrance and are popular with bees and other pollinators.

Useful in traditional medicine

Various parts of the catalpa tree, including the bark, leaves, and roots, have been used in traditional medicine for their medicinal properties. The tree has been used to treat a variety of ailments, such as asthma, bronchitis, fever, and inflammation. Some studies have also shown that the tree's extract may have anticancer properties.

Unique seed pods

Catalpa trees produce distinctive seed pods that are long and cylindrical, resembling large beans. The pods can reach up to 20 inches in length and contain many small, flat seeds. The pods often persist on the tree through the winter months, providing food for wildlife.

Fast-growing tree

Catalpa is a fast-growing tree that can grow up to 70 feet tall and 50 feet wide. It can reach maturity in as little as 20 years, making it a popular choice for quick shade or as a windbreak. Its large size and spreading canopy also make it useful for landscaping in large areas.

Wood with many uses

The wood of the catalpa tree is strong, durable, and resistant to rot, making it ideal for a variety of uses. It has been used to make fence posts, railroad ties, furniture, and even musical instruments. The wood is also a popular choice for smoking meat, as it imparts a distinctive flavor to the food. Additionally, the bark and leaves of the tree can be used to make a natural insecticide.

This is not a tree sale, not an order, but a ADOPTION!
 All trees are already planted and growing. By choosing a tree, you become an adopter and the tree becomes a member of your family. You can visit it at any time and talk to it and the "forester" 😊.
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