Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea 'Perkins Pink')

Botanical names:
Cladrastis kentukea Accepted
Cladrastis lutea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 20 - 60 feet
Plant Spread: 20 - 40 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Scarify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects

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