Gymnocladus dioica | Kentucky Coffee Tree

Kentucky Coffee Tree is a large tree with an attractive, open form that is interesting when bare in winter. Flowers on female trees are following by large, heavy seed pods that are a rich, coffee brown color. Can be messy with pods and leaf drop. Adapts to poor soil. Accepts sandy to heavy clay soils. Canopy coverage: 962 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: slow, moderate

Height: 45 feet high

Width: 35 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: white, green

Flower Season: spring