Name that plant
Date Photo Taken
09 / 23 / 2014
Season Photo Was Taken
Region Photo Was Taken
This tree grew about 25 feet last year.
It produces vast quantities of seeds that float like a dandelion’s, so it can spread offspring over quite a distance. They will grow almost anywhere the seeds land – vacant lots, fields, woodland, etc., and, as you see, grow very rapidly. Not to mention that after the blooms fade, they become ugly brown seed pods that open for the seeds to float out. All of which is why the USDA, and Georgia (and most other states, if not all) classify this non-native plant as an undesirable invader.
February 14th, 2016 at 11:13am
If you keep one, it should be way out in the lawn, where you can mow down the baby trees easily…it will get huge, quickly. Beautiful when in bloom, but, as mentioned, very aggressive and not something you want close to a building.
February 13th, 2016 at 8:02am
My choice (and the choice of most, if not all, federal and state agencies) would be destruction. It is highly aggressive and has many negative attributes to offset its being fairly attractive when in bloom.
February 12th, 2016 at 11:25am
Yes, Jim is right it is a Paulownia. I would move it away from the house as soon as it gets a little warmer.
February 11th, 2016 at 12:25pm
I cannot remember the name of this tree, but I do know that you need to move it away from your house. A woman planted one of these in her front yard 6 years ago and it is over 12 feet high what a large trunk. I will try to locate the name of the tree from the owner.
February 11th, 2016 at 12:58pm
That is a Paulownia tree https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paulownia
February 10th, 2016 at 9:23am
Paulownia. Aggressive invasive.
February 7th, 2016 at 1:26pm
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