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Royal Empress

World's Fastest Growing Tree with Year-Round Appeal


The Royal Empress Tree (Paulownia elongata) is native to China, but has found a welcome home in the U.S. as the world’s fastest growing shade tree. 


This miracle of nature can grow up to 15 feet in its first season, and at maturity reach heights of over 50 feet in less than five years! 


The light scent between jasmine and gardenia is irresistible!
Your Royal Empress tree will announce the arrival of spring with a spectacular display of bell shaped flowers that burst into bloom on cascading clusters of 8-12” blossoms. Their colorful display of lavender-kissed, pink and white will infuse the air with the fragrant scent of jasmine. 


When the majesty of spring has passed, your friends and family will be amazed throughout the summer by the Empress’ uniquely fuzzy leaves. These huge emerald green leaves can reach up to 3 feet across.


Nature's air purifier!
The Royal Empress tree can also filter toxins from the air at an amazing rate.  In fact, your tree can capture more Carbon from the environment and convert it into pure, clean oxygen than almost any other tree in existence. 


As if all this weren’t enough, during the winter months you will enjoy the adorable furry buds that cover your tree’s branches as they await the first signs of spring to welcome them into new life. 


Easy to grow & hardy!
The Royal Empress tree is super hardy and tolerant of almost any soil type although it does best in well-drained soils. It prefers sun or partial shade and is pest & disease resistant.   


Your Empress will be an outstandingly easy to grow accent to your landscape, providing a full, rounded crown to shade your home in a fraction of the time most trees would require to do so.


Not All Royal Empress Trees are the Same!
Another amazing quality of this tree is that, unlike some other varieties of Royal Empress, ours is non-invasive, so no need to worry about controlling its spread. Make sure you're buying Paulownia elongata.


We grow the Empress Tree to be fast growing, stronger, and non-invasive. Order now and it is sure to bring many years of beauty to your landscape.  


Quantities are limited. Order now to avoid disappointment!


* Fastest-growing hardwood tree
* Environmentally friendly
* Hardy
* Fragrant flowers
* Unique leaves and buds



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Wonderful Tree Review by Cindy M
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Couldn't be more happy with the tree we received - great shape - healthy & easy to grow. Just received it in June so looking forward to watching it grow!
Big Leaves Review by Hillary
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I bought this tree a couple of months ago, and it was maybe a foot tall. I babied it for the first couple of weeks because it was soooo small and delicate looking. Well that tree is now about 3 feet tall with leaves larger than my head. My husband and I love going outside to see how many more giant leaves there are, and how much larger it has grown. I am proud of my tiny empress!
Amazing ! Review by Joann
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I planted two in November last year ,to help shade my horse barn in the spring they had died back to the ground due to freeze , in the spring... Look out!
One has grown to 8 feet in 4 months !
The other is just starting to take off, but no doubt it will catch up.

Just an amazing tree, cannot wait for it to bloom!
Grows like crazy Review by 2 Story tall!
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All my neighbors want to know what it is. The flowers are amazing. It grows so fast!
Very Happy Review by Lisa
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Very satisfied with the size of plant shipped. Looking forward to seeing the beautiful blooms.

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

 

  Order Total        S&H
  0.00 – 15.00       $    11.95
  15.01 - 30.00     $    12.95
  30.01 - 50.00     $    15.95
  50.01 - 75.00     $    19.95
  75.01 - 150.00     $    23.95
  150.01 - 250.00     $    29.95
  250+    approx.17%

Plant Types and Container Sizes

Nature Hills sells a variety of plants and products, with many available in different types and sizes:

   

Select (bare root) Trees - Hand-selected quality bare root trees. The height of the tree you will receive will be displayed under the icon. Popular sizes of Select Trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.

   
Select (bare root) Plants - Hand selected-quality bare root plants.The height of the plant you will receive will be displayed under the icon. Popular sizes of Select Plants are 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
   

Select (bare root) Small Fruits - Hand-selected quality small fruit plants. The height and # of plants in the pack you will receive is displayed above and below the image. (Ex: 3-pack of 1 foot plants).


Note on No. 1 Select sizes: You may see No. 1 used as the size of Select Tree/Plant. A "Number 1" grade plant is the highest-grade bare root plant available.
   
Potted Plants & Trees - Quality plants and trees with developed root systems will have this icon. Typical sizes of our potted plants and trees are as follows:

  • •  #1 Container - Ranges from 2.26-3.73 quarts or 2.49-4.11 liters
  • •  #2 Container - Equal to 1.19-1.76 gallons or 5.246-7.770 liters
  • •  #3 Container - Equal to 2.32-2.76 gallons or 10.285-12.164 liters
  • •  #5 Container - Equal to 2.92-4.62 gallons or 12.86-20.36 liters
  • •  5.5" pot is 5 1/2" x 5" x 5" which is equal to 1.89 of a quart or 1.78 liters
  • •  4.5" pot is 4.5" round x 4" deep and equal to 1.31 pints or 619.8 milliliters
  • •  4" and 3.5" pots may measure 4"x 4"x3 1/2" which is equal to .87 of a quart or .82 of a liter in volume or 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" which is equal to .67 of a quart or .63 of a liter in volume.
   
Plant and Flower Bulbs - Quality bulbs, roots and tubers. The number of bulbs included in the pack is displayed below the bulbs images.
   
Seed Packets - Our seed packets will contain this icon.
   
Other product types will simply list what type of product it is (bags of seed, trays of plugs and garden center items etc.).

Plant Facts

Family Paulownia elongata
Mature Height 40 - 50 Feet
Mature Spread 30 - 40 Feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Zones 5-11
Moisture Drought Resistant
Growth Rate Rapid
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Partial Shade
Flower Color Lavender
Fragrance Jasmine Scented

Royal Empress.

Rating: 4.9/5 based on 7 review(s)
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