Young Anna Paulowna tree | Paulownia tomentosa


Lilac-blue flower plumes that can grow up to 30 cm in size and leaves that can reach up to 70 cm? These are both characteristics of the Paulownia tomentosa, also known as the Anna Paulowna tree.

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The Paulownia tomentosa

The Paulownia tomentosa, also known as the Anna Paulowna tree or Empress tree, is an impressive sight. The beautiful lavender-colored flowers in spring make it a popular choice for gardeners.


Flowering Habit

Characteristic of the Anna Paulowna tree are the lilac-blue flowers that bloom in clusters on the tree before the leaves appear. This flower cluster consists of several small flowers, which bloom in a pendulous manner within the cluster.


Leaf Shape and Color

After flowering, heart-shaped, green leaves grow on the Anna Paulowna tree, which can grow up to 70 cm in size. These leaves add beauty to the tree and are a striking feature of this beautiful Paulowna tree.


Seed Pods

The characteristic seed pods of the Paulownia tomentosa appear on the faded flower clusters. These serve as a food source for many different bird species.


Growth Habit

The Paulownia tomentosa is known as a very fast-growing tree species. With its vigorous growth potential, it quickly reaches impressive heights. This characteristic makes it popular among gardeners and landowners seeking rapid results in the landscape.



The Paulownia tomentosa thrives best in a sheltered location with a nutrient-rich soil. This preference makes it a favorite choice for gardeners aiming for optimal growth conditions for this beautiful tree.


Moderately Wind-Resistant

Due to its rapid growth, the Paulownia tomentosa is moderately resistant to wind, so it is advisable to plant it in a sheltered location.


Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower



Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!


  • Mature Height

    10-15 meters
  • Flower color

  • Flowering months

  • Location

    Sun semi-shade
  • Fruits

    Seed pods
  • Evergreen

    Not evergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    Highly winter-hardy, moderately winter-hardy when young
  • Leaf color in summer

  • Leaf color in autumn



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