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Gymnocladus dioica

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Kentucky coffeetree 

FAMILY: FABACEAE

Gymnocladus dioica - Gymnocladus dioica

About Kentucky coffeetree at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native from New York and Pennsylvania to southwestern Ontario and Minnesota, and south to Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.

  • Height usually to 40-50', national champion in Maryland recorded at 97'.

  • Bipinnately compound leaf.

  • Fruit is a lima bean-like leathery pod, 'Espresso' cultivar is seedless.

  • Trees are either male or female.

  • Rare in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
353Cathedral Park

50' Height

53' Spread

4.2' Circ.

This tree is located on the east side of N Crawford St. and north of the St. Johns Bridge.

Gymnocladus dioica - Gymnocladus dioica