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PINK TECOMA
Tabebuia heterophylla

Tabebuia heterophylla Tabebuia heterophylla Tabebuia heterophylla Tabebuia heterophylla Tabebuia heterophylla

Photo Locations: Foster Botanical Gardens - Honolulu, HI

General Notes

Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.

Native to Florida and the Carribean.

Family: Bignoniaceae

Additional Common Names

Pink TECOMA, PINK TRUMPET TREE

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 40 - 50 feet.

Width: 35 - 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Palmately Compound, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Pink or White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.

Bark Brown, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 15, 16 and 20 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Tabebuia heterophylla Tree Record." 1995-2018. Dec 19, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/tabebuia-heterophylla >

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