Botanical Name: Gymnocladus dioicus
Mature Size: 60-75 feet tall, 40-50 feet wide
Native Area: Midwest & Upper South United States
- Clay tolerant
- Compacted soil tolerant
- Storm resistant
The Kentucky coffeetree is native to the central states of America from Pennsylvania to Nebraska and from Minnesota to Oklahoma. This tree gets its name because early Kentucky settlers noticed the resemblance of its seeds to coffee beans.
Easily grown in a wide variety of soil conditions with full sun.