SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Hawaiian Islands
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage. This tree is valuable for its timber production and grown for such purposes on plantations. It is commonly harvested from the wild for use locally and for export. Also used as an ornamental tree in gardens and parks.
WRA score 1, NA
Native to Florida and the Carribean.
Tabebuia heterophylla subsp. genuina
Tabebuia pallida subsp. heterophylla
Additional Common Names
PINK TECOMA, PINK TRUMPET TREE, PINK MANJACK
Has Partly Deciduous foliage.
Height: 40 - 50 feet.
Width: 35 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Palmately Compound with Ovate Leaflets, Green, No Change, Partly Deciduous.
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; H1, H2.
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." 1995-2020. Feb 27, 2020.
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