yellowwood

Botanical Name Cladrastis kentukea
Common Name Yellowwood
Plant Type Tree (native)
Hardiness Zone 4-8
Height 30-50 ft.
Spread 40-55 ft.
Habit decurrent, umbrella-like canopy
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type May
Bloom Color white
Flower showy, fragrant
Autumn/Winter Intrest good fall color
Suggested Use specimen, shade
Locations King Louie's Playland
Notes Yellowwood is a vase-shaped spreading tree with dark green foliage that turns a delicate yellow or orange in the fall and smooth light gray bark. Breathtaking, pendulous, foot-long, wisteria-like clusters of fragrant white flowers appear in late spring an
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