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About Tabebuia argentea

The crown is usually asymmetrical with two or three major trunks or branches dominating the crown. The leaves are narrow and elongated, a key feature of the tree. The brilliant display composed of a multitude of two to three-inch-long, golden yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms borne in terminal flower clusters.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Yellow Tabebuia, Golden Bell, Silver Trumpet Tree
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 30 feet
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Spring, winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Some support and training required when the plants are small.
  • Regular irrigation in the dry period in the first two years will help the tree establish itself.
  • Allow soil to dry several inches deep before irrigating.
  • Prune trees to remove wayward, broken, dead, or diseased branches.
  • Apply the fertilizer in the spring before the onset of new growth. Do not fertilize your Tabebuia tree after the first three years of growth.

    Tabebuia argentea care

    It is very susceptible to damage during strong winds. Tabebuia can be also be grown in containers, especially small ones, which eventually can turn the tree into a large bonsai specimen.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Keep moist, drier in the winter
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 22 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Tabebuia argentea special feature

    Flowers and foliage

    Tabebuia argentea uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Good for screening, Suitable for road median planting, and avenue planting, good on the seaside

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Tabebuia argentea?

    Tabebuia argentea is commonly known as Yellow Tabebuia, Golden Bell, Silver Trumpet Tree

    How tall do Tabebuia argentea grow?

    On average Tabebuia argentea grows Up to 30 feet

    What color are Tabebuia argentea?

    A Tabebuia argentea plant bears flowers of color Yellow

    When Tabebuia argentea blooms?

    With enough light, Tabebuia argentea may produce Yellow flowers in Spring, winter

    How hard is Tabebuia argentea to grow?

    A Tabebuia argentea is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Tabebuia argentea need?

    A Tabebuia argentea prefers Full sun

    How much water does a Tabebuia argentea need?

    A Tabebuia argentea prefers watering Keep moist, drier in the winter

    What kind of soil does a Tabebuia argentea need?

    A Tabebuia argentea prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Tabebuia argentea like?

    A Tabebuia argentea prefers 22 to 30 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Tabebuia argentea?

    To encourage Tabebuia argentea growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.

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