Gymnocladus dioicus


Common Name: Kentucky coffee tree
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun to part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:60 to 75 feet
Width:30 to 50 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:N/A
Soil Type:moist to moderately dry
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:fall to early winter
USDA Zones:4 to 8
Flower Colour:pistachio green/scented
Bloom Time:late spring
Comments:Fast growing
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston