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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Copper/Bronze
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Prefers High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Mass Planting
  • Sound Barrier
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Gymnocladus is easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

A vert desirable although not so common very large shade tree.Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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KENTUCKY COFFEETREE

Gymnocladus dioicus 'Kentucky Coffeetree'

Buy Kentucky Coffeetree online. The bark of Kentucky Coffeetree is dark brown, characteristically roughened with ridges. Leaf color is pinkish to purple tinged gradually changing to dark green, almost dark bluish green in summer changing to yellow in fall. Seed pods persist throughout the winter and make an interesting silhouette against the sky.

Mature Height:

60-75 Feet

Mature Spread:

40-50 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fabaceae · Common Name: Coffeetree

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase KENTUCKY COFFEETREE Online

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 1074

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(220 units available now - G)

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$75.00

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10 gallon Potted

SKU: 11123

(9.5 gallons / 35 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

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$250.00

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Customer Testimonials

The Tree is BEAUTIFUL and arrived in FANTASTIC shape.


Gary
Oxford, NC
November 2016

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