Cladrastis kentukea (American Yellowwood)
Cladrastis kentukea (American Yellowwood)
Print Plant Details

« Previous Plant  |   Next Plant »

Cladrastis kentukea

American Yellowwood

Plant Type: Native

A medium-sized native tree frequently used as a shade tree on smaller properties.  It has long, white panicles in late spring that contrast beautifully against the back drop of the tree's dark green foliage.

  • Deciduous, native shade tree
  • Spectacular white flowers in May
  • Yellow fall color

Fragrant blooming native tree


Medium-sized landscape tree

Size Plant SKU Size      
#20 10/01/21   Please Login for Ordering
2" B&B   Please Login for Ordering
2.5" B&B   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

30-40 ft

Mature Spread:

30-50 ft

Zone:

4-8

Cladrastis kentukea Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Pollinators
Part Sun
Sun
Spring
Well-Drained
Average Water
Native
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Landscape Characteristics
Flowers
Foliage Color
Fragrance
Specialty Use
Wildlife Garden
Classification by Use
Color Impact
Shade Tree
Native
Habit
Upright
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Yellow
Green
Attributes
Focal Point
Specimen
Spring Bloomer
Fall Color
Naturalizing