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Cladrastis lutea

Common Name(s):
Yellowwood
Cultivar(s):
Rosea
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Withstands city conditions; attracts birds

Height:
30-45 ft.
Flower:
White, fragrant, pendulous, panicles in early summer; inconsistent flowering from year to year; brown seed pods
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; well-drained soil; tolerates high pH and dry soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright; graceful spreading crown with low branches
Width:
40-45 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
8-12 in. alternate, odd pinnately compound leaf with 7-9 leaflets; yellow fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1962

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