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Date Photo Taken: 30 july 2011
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posted By: lees

Notes:

Please identifiy. Thought it was a weed and ignored it for awhile. It got so big I decided I liked it. Can I transplant it successfully?

COMMENTS

  1. rugby20020 Unregistered says:

    Looks like Pawlonia….and the only reason I would say that is I had one growing next to my driveway. I had pity on it since it grew so well…..but a wise reader advised me to waste no time getting home to cut it down. It seems that it is an an invasive species from China. Since then I have read about it and there seems to be a use for a tree like this that grows so fast. I would not let it stay close the my house, however. I would have had to cut it anyway since it was so close to my driveway. As for being invasive – I will leave that for others to decide, but it looks like it is here to stay. In fact, mine still come back every time I cut it down.

    August 1st, 2011 at 2:44 pm
  2. Bobby Unregistered says:

    The question is, do you want it to be successfully transplanted?
    http://www.gardeningcentral.org/royal_empress_tree/royal_empress_tree.html
    Also see Walter’s comments here: http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/royal-paulownia-sapphire-dragon/
    Get rid of it.

    August 1st, 2011 at 3:55 pm
  3. sas7169 Registered says:

    Does it make white flowers on a stem? The flowers turn red in the Fall.

    June 23rd, 2012 at 3:01 pm

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