1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

Kentucky coffee tree

Gymnocladus dioica

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Zone 3 – 8
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60-80’
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60-90’ tall native tree. Habitats include rich woodlands, and riverbanks. Kentucky coffee tree is cultivated as a trouble-free landscape tree tolerant of urban conditions.

Native Americans and early American settlers roasted and ground the seeds to brew a coffee-like beverage.