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Super Select Arctic™ Royal Empress Tree

As low as $35.95 was $59.92
Availability: In stock
SKU
10002530
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Fast Super Select Arctic™ Royal Empress Paulownia

  • Grows to Mature Size in 5 - 6 Years with Proper Care
  • Gorgeous, Exotic White Flower Cascades in Spring
  • Uniform, Straight Growth
  • Genetically Superior Trees
  • Cold Hardy and Heat Tolerant

If you are on the hunt for a fast growing tree for shade or privacy, there isn't a much better choice than Royal Empress (Paulownia) trees. They are extremely fast growers. They are cold hardy, but they'll also take extreme heat without any problem. Best of all, these beauties produce very attractive large leaves and beautiful spring flowers.

In the past, you could choose between purple and... purple. Well, not anymore. Available now, Nature Hills is pleased to offer a white flowering Paulownia tree.

These white flowers with purple and yellow throats are absolutely incredible. The spectacular display of white, bell-shaped flowers burst into bloom on cascading clusters of 8-12" blossoms. You'll have very curious neighbors and you'll adore the look. It gives a crisp, clean look to any landscape.

Over twenty years in the making, this hardy selection of Royal Empress tree is called Super Select 'ARCTIC'™. It's called the Arctic because it can tolerate minus 15 degrees below zero without missing a beat.

These plants are cloned - not grown from seed - so each one has all of the traits of the mother plant. They were bred for hardiness, straight trunks, and super uniformity. You won't have to play guessing games with this tree!

Just like our Purple Flowered Royal Empress Paulownia trees, this one is very fast growing and will develop into a beautiful plant in an insanely short period of time. The huge, heart-shaped leaves can be two feet across or more. They'll create a lush canopy and cast beautiful shade. What an exotic look AND a super-fast return on your investment!

Arctic Paulownia loves full sun and the only requirement is that it must be grown in well-drained soil. They will not grow on land that floods on occasion or does not drain well. If you need to improve drainage, create a berm or raised garden bed for planting.

If these are in stock on our site, do not hesitate. Buy them now, because we WILL run out of inventory quickly. Don't miss your chance to put in one of the world's fastest growing trees, SUPER SELECT™ 'Arctic' Paulownia.

Give it room and get ready! This miracle of nature can grow to a mature tree with 5 - 6 years. Wow!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

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.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Super Select Arctic™ Royal Empress Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-11
Growing Zones 5-11
More Information
Botanical Name Paulownia SUPER SELECT x 'Arctic'™
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 40 - 50 feet
Mature Spread 30 - 40 feet
Soil Type Well-Drained
Moisture Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White, Purple, and Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Fruiting Time Fall