Cladrastis kentukea

Common Name: American Yellowwood
Size: 30' tall x 30' wide
Fall Color: Yellow
Bloom: White hanging clusters
Zone: 4 thru 8


A slow growing tree with handsome compound leaves of 7 – 11 leaflets that are bright green in the summer and bright yellow in the fall. It is named for it’s yellow heartwood which is soft and fine grained and used for dyeing. Native to the southeastern United States.