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Tabebuia heterophylla

Family: Bignoniaceae (big-no-nih-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tabebuia (ta-bee-BEW-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: heterophylla (het-er-oh-FIL-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Tabebuia dominicensis
Synonym:Tabebuia lucida
Synonym:Tabebuia gonavensis
Synonym:Tabebuia arenicola
Synonym:Tabebuia beyeri

11 members have or want this plant for trade.


20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Huntington Beach, California
La Presa, California
Long Beach, California
Bartow, Florida
Big Pine Key, Florida
Campbell, Florida
Florida Ridge, Florida
Haverhill, Florida
Homestead, Florida
Kenneth City, Florida
Lake Worth Corridor, Florida
Miami, Florida
Minneola, Florida
Naples, Florida
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Rockledge, Florida
Southgate, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Ahuimanu, Hawaii (2 reports)
Edison, New Jersey
San Antonio, Texas

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