Tipu (Tipuana tipu)

Common names:
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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: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 - 50 feet
Plant Spread: 25 - 50 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Winged samara.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Spring view

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
How Trim Tipuana Tipu Tree to get a High Even Canopy? by AdrienY Jun 6, 2018 12:35 AM 0
What's in your Garden February to beginning Oct. 2014 by Ted5310 Oct 16, 2014 9:17 AM 330
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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