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Cladrastis platycarpa

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cladrastis
                        Specie: Cladrastis platycarpa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moderately fertile well-drained soil

Features: Bright green leaves turn golden yellow in autumn; panicles of white flowers

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color

Zones: 4-9

Description: This 30 ft (9 m) tall, round-headed tree with bright green ovate to oblong shaped leaves is found in Japan and nearby parts of China. In summer it produces 10 in (25 cm) long panicles of white flowers with yellow markings. It is frost hardy down to ?22?F

Growth Habit: Rounded canopy

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