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Botanical name: Cladrastis kentukea
Other names: Yellow wood, Kentucky yellow wood, Yellow ash, Cladrastis lutea
Species: C. kentukea - C. kentukea is a deciduous tree with mid-green, pinnate leaves that turn buttery-yellow in autumn. It has a rounded to spreading crown and in early summer, bears clusters of fragrant, white, pea-like flowers with yellow centres.
Cladrastis kentukea is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow, White in Summer
Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant
Tree shape: Rounded to broadly spreading
Propagation methods: Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Cladrastis kentukea (Yellow wood) will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position.
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