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Kentucky Coffeetree

Gymnocladus dioicus

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An absolutely beautiful, hardy, moderately fast growing tree which provides filtered shade.. Leaves emerge pinkish, turn dark green in summer and golden yellow in fall. Coarse branches form a broad rounded canopy Inconspicuous yellow flowers in late spring produce dark pods. VERY WATER THRIFTY and relatively pest free. It has very strong bark which can withstand damage by animals, including deer. One of top choices by city foresters in cold climates. One of the best shade trees for harsh and difficult sites.
Hardy to -40°F
Maximum Elevation: 6,500 Feet

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Description An absolutely beautiful, hardy, moderately fast growing tree which provides filtered shade.. Leaves emerge pinkish, turn dark green in summer and golden yellow in fall. Coarse branches form a broad rounded canopy Inconspicuous yellow flowers in late spring produce dark pods. VERY WATER THRIFTY and relatively pest free. It has very strong bark which can withstand damage by animals, including deer. One of top choices by city foresters in cold climates. One of the best shade trees for harsh and difficult sites. Hardy to -40°F Maximum Elevation: 6,500 Feet
Deciduous Tree Type Shade Tree
Tree Habit Round, Spreading
Mature Size (generic) TREE (30-50' Tall) • Average Width
Fall Color Dramatic
Features Grown For Attractive Foliage
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Water Needs Moderate
Growth Rate Moderate
Light Needs Full Sun
Mature Height 40-50 feet
Mature Width 30-40 feet
Name Kentucky Coffeetree

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