Cladrastis kentukea

Cladrastis kentukea

Kentucky Yellow Wood

£85.00

Picture By Kroton (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

SKU: 12201064

Description

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.

Height and spread after 5 – 6 years 2.5m x 2.5m
Semi mature height and spread after 10 – 12 years if not pruned 4m x 5m
Potential mature height and spread after 25 – 30 years 10m x 8m

Picture By Kroton (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Bushy, Canopy forming wide crown

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