Paulownia Tomentosa - Princess Tree - The fastest growing bonsai tree in the word!
The princes tree or paulownia is considered to be one of the fastest growing trees in the world if not the fastest. Paulownia tomentosa (also known as empress tree, princess tree or foxglove tree) is native to china and the usa, is easy to grow and tolerant of low and high temperatures!
Paulownia trees can reach up to 2,5 meters the fist year of planting and have been reported to being able to reach up to 21 meters in 5 years! It is quite easy to grow can take low temperatures up to -30 degrees celsius and high up to +40 degrees! As an average they grow up to 2 meters each year. There are six different paulownia varieties with tomentosa being the most popular followed by the elongata variety. Both of those are used in the lumber industry and the wood produced from the paulownia trees is called "kiri"
Kiri is a light type of wood and can be processed easily, can withstand a lot of hardships and is considered good quality wood.
Paulownia trees are amazing considering that even their leaves can be used as food for the cattle industry and farm animals as they have a high protein index.
Also paulownia is widely used for beekeeping as it is amongst the trees who's flowers help bees in producing high quality honey with documented healing properties.
Paulownia seeds should be sown on top of the soil as they need light to sprout. Soil should be able to drain well and ph should be 5.5 to 7.0
This pack contains 10 seeds of Paulownia tomentosa - princess tree.
Seeds Growing instructions for Paulownia tomentosa - princess tree are included in every order.
This variety of Paulownia tomentosa - princess tree seeds are a simple variety-non gmo. Seeds from your plants can be collected and sown next season.