Buy a plant of Royal Empress Tree (specie Paulownia Elongata). . It is 3′-4′ in height and kept in a 12″ pot.
It has large, showy, upright clusters of purple tube-like 1.5-2 inch long fragrant flowers. Pale violet with dark spots and yellow stripes; vanilla scented.
Paulownia leaves are Nitrogen-fixing and naturally fertilize and replenish the soil. The enormous, heart-shaped leaves of a young Empress Splendor tree suck carbon from the air at a tremendous rate and are considered the most efficient trees for sequestering carbon.
Its scientific name is Paulownia Elongata and is a non-invasive species of Paulownia trees. Its other common names include princess tree, empress tree, or foxglove tree. It is a deciduous tree. Another species in the same family, namely Paulownia Tomentosa is also available.
World’s Fastest-Growing Tree
Botanical Name: Paulownia Elongata
Mature Height: 40-50 ft.
Mature Width:30-40 ft.
Growth Rate: Fast
For more information about Royal Empress Tree (Paulownia trees), refer to World Tree article on Empress Tree