Royal Empress Tree...grows 10-15 ft per year. Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico. Trees Facts, Rich Lavender, 10 Feet, Front Yards, Lavender Flower, Empress Trees Growing, Trees Growing 10 15, Backyards, Royal Empress Tree
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Great fast growing tree for Texas. "Royal Empress Tree...grows 15-18 ft./year. Empress Tree Facts Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season! Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico. Apparently this tree can be invasive and doesn't produce strong wood, so be sure to do your research before you plant anything :)
Grow an Avocado Tree from the pit (for a houseplant, it probably won't produce fruit). After drying, the pit is suspended in a glass of water and once there is root growth of about 2″, it can be planted in a pot of soil and tended to as a houseplant. If your climate allows, you can plant this outdoors.