Cladrastis kentukea (American Yellowwood)
Cladrastis kentukea (American Yellowwood)
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Cladrastis kentukea

American Yellowwood

Plant Type: Native

A medium-sized native tree frequently used as a shade tree on smaller properties.  It has long white panciles of white flowers in late spring that contrast beautifully against the dark back drop of the tree's dark green foliage.

  • Deciduous, native shade tree
  • Spectacular white flowers in May
  • Yellow fall color

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Mature Height:

30-40 ft

Mature Spread:

30-50 ft

Zone:

4-8

Cladrastis kentukea Characteristics & Attributes:

Sun
Spring
Average Water
Native
Great Foliage
Landcape Characteristics
Fragrance
Flowers
Foliage Color
Classification by Use
Shade Tree
Native
Color Impact
Habit
Upright
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Focal Point
Specimen
Fall Color
Naturalizing