White Orchid Tree (Bauhinia aculeata)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 25 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: 6 to 12 inch, flat, elongated dark brown pods
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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