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Kentucky Coffeetree
Kentucky Coffeetree
Kentucky Coffeetree
Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioica 50x50'

Upright open-spreading dioecious specimen tree ideal for lawns or any spot that needs dappled shade. Grass will grow right up to the trunk. Stout branches and deeply furrowed bark. Lovely winter profile.

Leafs out very late in spring. Blue-green bipinnately compound foliage hangs in perfect layers creating beautiful patterns. Fragrant greenish-white 12–18" flower panicles on the female trees, 3" panicles on the male. Attractive to bees. 3–8" seed pods on females.

Early European settlers roasted, ground and boiled the seeds to produce a coffee substitute; however, raw seeds are poisonous to people and animals.

Grows fast when young, slowing as the tree matures. Prefers deep moist soil but is adaptable to many conditions including alkaline soils, salt, city streets and drought. Disease free. Requires full sun. These are unsexed seedlings. Plant at least a pair if you’re intent on kicking coffee. Native to the eastern U.S. Z3/4. Maine Grown. (1-3' bare-root trees)

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