Fast Growing Tree, one of the fastest in the world
Great for hardwood timber
Also known as: Dragon Tree, Fortune Empress Tree, Sapphire Tree, Phoenix Tree
Beautiful white flowers before leafing out
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-11
The Fortune Empress tree is a fascinating tree because of how fast it grows. It is part of the Paulownia family. Has huge beautiful flowers, large leaves, and fast growth. The flowers occur before leafing.