Botanical Name: Cladrastis kentukea
Common Name: Yellowwood
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Height: 30-50' Spread: 40-55' Habit/Form: Round Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 4-8
Cultural Requirements: Full sun; moist, rich, well drained soil; tolerates high pH soil; grows on limestone outcrops
Ornamental Characteristics: Named for the yellow internal wood; showy panicles of fragrant, white pea-like flowers in late spring occur every other year; attractive smooth gray bark; bright green leaves turn yellow in fall
Use in the Landscape: Good shade tree for smaller landscapes
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