Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree
Gymnocladus dioica

This picturesque tree has deeply furrowed bark and stout branches that are particularly handsome in winter. It prefers deep, moist soil and full sun, but is adaptable to many conditions such as alkaline soil, salt, and drought. The mahogany seed pods are long and leathery.
Height: 50-60’
Spread: 40-50’
Shape: Open, spreading
Foliage: Bluish-green
Fall Foliage: Yellow
Exposure: Full Sun
Zone: 4-8
*Photo and info courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.