1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

American yellowwood

Cladrastis kentukea lutea

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Hardiness:
Zone 4 – 8
Mature Height:
up to 40’
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Up to 50’ tall with graceful, pendulous branches and bright-green, pinnately-compound leaves. Showy, pendent, foot-long spikes of cream-colored flowers appear in quantity only two or three times a decade. Fall color is orange or yellow.