The large heart-shaped leaves are 0,15 - 0,40 m in size. The tree starts flowering in early spring. Its flower is 0,1 – 0,3 m long and funnel-shaped. The large amounts of flower heads are especially suitable for honey production by beehives installed on Paulownia plantations.
2 kg of Paulownia = 1 liter of diesel
The Paulownia tree is a permanent source of bio-fuel, which feature could play an important part in the solution of the global energy crisis.
The 3-year-old trees are suitable for processing wood, while the 1-2 year-olds are suitable for making columns. It can be easily peeled (30% lighter than the trees in the category of hard wood).
An intensively processed product, it is one of the most stable ones, it does not bend, does not distort, and it does not crack. Can be painted, varnished and glued. Inflammable and has a good water resistance feature. Its texture and color is similar to the ash tree. Since it is very easy to process, it is suitable for covering. Very good heat-insulator, so it is used for building saunas and wooden constructed houses. It can be used as plywood, inner and outer insulating material in construction. Due to its light weight boat, yacht and aircraft furniture is often made of it. After drying the wood does not absorb fluid, therefore it does not distorted and does not gain weight.