£24.99  Cladrastis kentukea - 5Ltr  Unavailable to non UK mainland customers  


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Cladrastis kentukea - 5Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Clay, Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Hardiness  Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.
Picture By Kroton (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


(Kentucky Yellow Wood)
Family Papilionaceae
Originating from SE USA

The most luxuriant crown of feathery foliage of any tree. Elegant zig-zag branches support rich, vivid green leaves up to 30cm long, turning bright yellow in autumn. Long racemes of white flowers are a bonus.
This choice tree is rare in its native habitat - even rarer in cultivation. A collectors tree.
Fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 10m+

 
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