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Yellowwood

This large, American native is spectacular in spring, with creamy white flower panicles that are 8-14" long and loaded with fragrant pea-like flowers. Following the flowers, 4" light brown seed pods form in autumn. As the tree matures, the bark turns gray, similar to a beech. Yellowwood is named after the yellow color of the heartwood. A beautiful specimen tree that grows especially well in high pH soils, is also tolerant of acid soils.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 30 - 40'
  • Spread: 30 - 40'
  • Shape: Broad-rounded
  • Foliage: Bright green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow
  • Zone: 4 - 8
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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