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A picture of a Foxglove Tree

Foxglove Tree

Paulownia fortunei

Also known as

Dragontree

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

5m

Min

6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Foxglove Tree Overview

This is a spreading tree it has broad, oval, mid-green leaves, In the autumn the leaves turn a dull yellow before dropping. The flowers are fragrant about 8cm long and bell-shaped and cream to pale mauve.

How to propagate Foxglove Tree

Cuttings

Propagate from seed or root cuttings taken either in late summer or in winter.

Seed

Other uses of Foxglove Tree

Grown for their large leaves and fox-like flowers, borne before the foliage emerges.