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Racehorse Tree in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tipuana Tipu

 

Racehorse Tree

Tipuana tipu is a fast growing, winter deciduous shade tree. Considered a weed in some countries for its thick and dense root systems. It sports flowers which are bright yellow in colour and bloom only briefly in the late summer.

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plant Features
  • Racehorse Tree likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Racehorse Tree likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Racehorse Tree is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Racehorse Tree likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Racehorse Tree

Latin name

Tipuana Tipu

type

Deciduous tree

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Racehorse Tree likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Racehorse Tree is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Racehorse Tree likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Racehorse Tree likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Racehorse Tree is 15.00meters x 30.00meters 15.00 M 30.00 M

Tipuana Tipu

Tipuana tipu is a fast growing, winter deciduous shade tree. Considered a weed in some countries for its thick and dense root systems. It sports flowers which are bright yellow in colour and bloom only briefly in the late summer.


Late Summer Flowering

From Late Summer TO Late Summer

The flowers are bright yellow in colour and bloom only briefly in the late summer.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Precautions should be taken when planting near buildings, homes, or pools, as they are likely to be damaged. Allow at least 50 meters between the planting site and any structures or known service pipes or cables. Planting restrictions may apply in some countries.

 
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