Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffee Tree

This tree needs room to grow since it spreads to 40 feet and reaches 50 to 75 feet tall. In spring, feathery foliage and fragrant flower clusters appear. Tolerates dry soil and urban pollution. Plant balled or container plants in spring in full sun. Relatively free of diseases and pests.
Gymnocladus dioica, Kentucky Coffee Tree
Its dark gray bark forms scaly ridges that curl outward. Pinkish leaves mature to dark green and turn yellow in fall. Fragrant star-shaped white flowers appear in early summer. Females develop seed pods.

Attributes - Gymnocladus dioica

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 40 ft. to 70 ft.

Width: 50 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Showy Flowers.

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