Adress
Abbaye de la Cambre's Gardens Ixelles
GPS coordinates :
50.8197 , 4.3743
Scientific inventory
Contributors :
Sylvolutions

Identity

Category :
Arbre remarquable
Latin name :
Caltalpa bignonioides
French name :
Catalpa commun
Dutch name :
Trompetboom, Grote trompetboom
English name :
Indian bean tree, Southern Catalpa
Family :
Bignoniaceae
Height :
18 m
Targeted height :
This species can grow up to 15 m
Diameter of the crown :
14 m (estimation)
Trunk circumference :
305 cm
Expected circumference :
400 cm
Expected longevity :
Can live for 100 years
Origin / Indigenous
South-eastern USA
Favorite soil :
Light
Favorite climate
Temperate

Usefulness and services of the tree :

Enhances the landscape :
+++
Enhances the biodiversity :
+++
Provide oxygen :
+++
Purify the air :
+++
Filter the water :
+++ large area for transpiration
Prevents flooding :
++
Stores carbon :
++
Softens the climate :
+++
Limits soil erosion :
+
Does good, heals :
+

Features and characters of the individual

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