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Cladrastis kentukea

Common Name(s):
Yellowwood
Cultivar(s):
Rosea
Category:
Native Plants
Comment:

Orange to yellow fall foliage; deep roots- easy to grow other plants underneath; smooth gray to light brown bark; nearly pest free; inconsistent flowering from one year to the next; good honey plant

Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement

Notes: Low branching, tolerates basic and acidic soils

Seed: Pod

Height:
30-50 ft.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil; drought tolerant after becomes established
Fruit:
Fragrant 12 in. white wisteria-like flower clusters in late spring; brown seed pods in fall
Tags:
play, playground, deciduous, children’s garden

NCCES plant id: 461

Clasdrastis kentukeya Clasdrastis kentukeya
Tom Gill, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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Kristine Paulus, CC BY - 2.0
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Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Clasdrastis kentukeya Clasdrastis kentukeya
Kristine Paulus, CC BY - 2.0